Over the past decade, Burkina Faso has experienced sustained economic growth driven by domestic factors such as consumption and investment on the demand side and services on the supply side, and export of commodities such as cotton and…
February 18 2021
The government has been able to significantly reduce fiscal transfers to the electricity sector, while doubling new connections per year, halving tariffs for low-income households and making connection charges significantly more affordable…
January 31 2019
Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF): Incidence of Price Subsidies on Households and Distributional Impact of Reform, Qualitative Methods - Good Practice Note 4
This good practice note provides those working on consumer price subsidy reforms, in particular social scientists, with hands-on, practical guidance for using certain qualitative research tools to help fully understand the distributional…
January 10 2019
Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF): Assessing the Fiscal Cost of Subsidies & Fiscal Impact of Reform - Good Practice Note 2
The objective of this good practice note is to outline the ingredients of an assessment of the fiscal impacts of energy subsidies in an economy from the aggregate fiscal perspective of the government. It demonstrates the interrelations…
July 6 2018
Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF): Assessing the Readiness of Social Safety Nets to Mitigate the Impact of Reform – Good Practice Note 5
This note provides guidance to policy makers who are looking to utilize Social Safety Nets (SSNs) to mitigate the welfare impacts of energy subsidy reforms (ESRs) on the poor.
June 30 2018
Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF): Assessing the Political Economy of Energy Subsidies to Support Policy Reform Operations – Good Practice Note 9
This note comes in three sections. First, the information required for political economy analysis of energy subsidy reforms is presented.
June 30 2018