Rationalising subsidies to create more fiscal space

All Things Policy

08-09-2022 • 29 mins

How much does India spend on subsidies? What is its implication? Can there be a better solution? In this episode, Pranay Kotasthane and Sarthak Pradhan analyse subsidies from a public finance perspective and evaluate some policy alternatives.

Here are the papers referred to in the podcast:

  1. The Volume and Composition of Subsidies in India 1967-88

  2. Subsidies, Merit Goods and the Fiscal Space for Reviving Growth: An Aspect of Public Expenditure in India

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