How Can Food Subsidies Work Better? Answers from India and the Philippines

Published By: Asian Development Bank Institute | Published Date: September, 01 , 2010

This study explores the outcomes of food subsidies to the poor in the case of India and the Philippines. Both countries operate in-kind food subsidy programs with similar mandates, commonalities in functioning, and substantial budgetary outlays. The goal of the study is to quantify the gains to the poor from an additional unit of public spending on food subsidies.

Author(s): Shikha Jha, Bharat Ramaswami | Posted on: Dec 15, 2015 | Views()

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