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This specific objective of this book is to explore potential avenues for ...
This specific objective of this book is to explore potential avenues for generating more resources for the public sector to invest in sustainable development. The first half considers ways to release existing resources through a variety of public sector actions. The second half of this book focuses on ways to produce new financial flows by capturing a greater share of the rents from natural resources and by instituting green levies.
|2||Freeing Up Existing Resources||3|
|2.1||Reducing Energy Subsidies||3|
|2.2||Reducing Water Subsidies||20|
|3||Generating New Resources||33|
|3.1||Capturing Natural Resource Rents||33|
|3.2||Charging for Services||47|
|3.3||Imposing Green Levies||70|
|3.4||Developing Innovative Conservation Financing Mechanisms||85|
|App. A||International Financial Flows||103|
|App. B||Welfare Economics of Subsidies: The Case of Electricity||117|
|App. C||Statistical Appendix||121|