Burkina Faso : Policies to Protect the Poor From the Impact of Food and Energy Price Increases

Policies to Protect the Poor From the Impact of Food and Energy Price Increases

Burkina Faso : Policies to Protect the Poor From the Impact of Food and Energy Price Increases
This paper assesses the effectiveness of policies taken by the Burkinabè authorities to protect the poor from the adverse impact of a combined food and oil price shock in 2008. Estimates of the impact based on household survey data and a price pass-through model suggest that these policies were not well-targeted, benefiting the wealthier groups... READ MORE...

Publication date: August 2011
ISBN 9781463902117
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