Public Finance and Social Protection

Here's how governments should respond to the high global prices according to the IMF

Governments should focus on investing in social safety nets and reforming existing subsidies to improve future resilience to high global prices. Image: Unsplash/Tina Witherspoon

David Amaglobeli

Deputy Division Chief in Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Emine Hanedar

Economist at the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD), IMF

Gee Hee Hong

Economist in the Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Céline Thévenot

Senior economist at the Fiscal Affairs Department, Expenditure Policy Division, IMF


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Limited pass through for the high global price of petrol, from international to domestic markets. Image: IMF staff calculations using the global petrol price database and IEA.

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