Policy Guide

Removal/reform of subsidies to end-user energy prices and on energy supply


  • Vondung, Florin (Lead author)
  • Thomas, Stefan (Reviewer)

References and further reading

  • G20 Research Group; G8 Research Centre (2010): 2010 G20 Toronto Summit Final Compliance Report www.bigee.net/s/3wa3j6
  • Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) (2009): Achieving the G-20 Call to Phase Out Subsidies to Fossil Fuels. Policy Brief, October. International Institute for Sustainable Development. Geneva www.bigee.net/s/z3k4i9
  • Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) (2010): The Effects of Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Reform: A review of modelling and empirical studies. International Institute for Sustainable Development, Geneva www.bigee.net/s7/wzrp8x
  • INFRAS; Ecologic Institute (2007): Erfahrungen mit Energiesteuern in Europa: Lehren für die Schweiz. Studie im Auftrag des Schweizer Bundesamts für Energie (BFE) www.bigee.net/s/eymncg
  • International Energy Agency (IEA); Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC); Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); World Bank (2010): Analysis of the Scope of Energy Subsidies and Suggestions for the G-20 Initiative, Joint Report prepared for Submission to the G-20 Summit Meeting Toronto (Canada), 26-27 June 2010 www.bigee.net/s/c99n2r
  • Koplow, Doug (2010): G20 Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Phase Out. A review of current gaps and needed changes to achieve success. Earth Track, Inc. and Oil Change International www.bigee.net/s/9g2p92
  • Koplow, Doug (2012): Phasing Out Fossil-Fuel Subsidies in the G20. A Progress Update. Earth Track, Inc. and Oil Change International www.bigee.net/s/tbbp7c 
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); International Energy Agency (IEA) (2011): World Energy Outlook 2011.

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