News, indicators and facts of the work of the Green Fiscal Policy Network and our partners in Ghana.
Options for mitigating the adverse effects of fossil fuel subsidies removal in Ghana (Wesseh Jr. & Lin)
Conventional wisdom holds that, without environmental benefits and revenue recycling, fossil fuel subsidies removal would lead to welfare losses. This study by P. Wesseh Jr. and B. Lin first tests
This book by World Bank staff and external contributors proposes a framework for understanding the political economy of subsidy reform and applies it to four in-depth country studies – the
Estimating the impact on poverty of Ghana’s fuel subsidy reform and a mitigating response (Journal of Development Effectiveness)
This study simulates the welfare implications of a 2013 fuel subsidy reform in Ghana and the required scaling up of cash transfers to mitigate the impact of subsidy removal on poor households.
This Policy Research working paper is a product of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice Group at the World Bank Group. The paper provides an overview of experiences with fossil
The Fiscal Policy Assessment Study for Ghana identifies a number of green fiscal reforms in the energy and transport sectors which can create additional fiscal space for green investments. This summary sets out the key
This UNEP publication (December 2014) explains and analyzes Ghana’s efforts at greening its economy through a number of environmental fiscal measures, including a sector-by-sector overview of some of the initiatives