Indonesia’s subsidies for cash : economics over politics?
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
For the third time since 2005, the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) managed to vote in favour of cutting fuel price subsidies in response to rising crude oil prices worldwide. The expediency of rebalancing the country’s deficits masks political bickering, bargaining and bandwagoning.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Economic development::Indonesia
RSIS Commentaries, 147-13
Nanyang Technological University