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The political economy of Food subsidy reform in Egypt

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  • Gutner, Tammi
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    Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series FCND briefs with number 1.

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    Keywords: Subsidies Egypt ; Food aid ; Food policy ; Food relief Government policy Cost effectiveness ; Poor Government policy ;

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    1. Wichelns, Dennis, 2001. "The role of `virtual water' in efforts to achieve food security and other national goals, with an example from Egypt," Agricultural Water Management, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 49(2), pages 131-151, July.
    2. Gutner, Tammi, 1999. "The political economy of food subsidy reform in Egypt," FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 77, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    3. Cassing, James & Nassar, Saad & Siam, Gamal & Moussa, Hoda, 2007. "Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Egypt," Agricultural Distortions Working Paper, World Bank 48511, World Bank.
    4. Gutner, Tamar, 2002. "The political economy of food subsidy reform: the case of Egypt," Food Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(5-6), pages 455-476.
    5. Krishna, Anirudh, 2007. "For Reducing Poverty Faster: Target Reasons Before People," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 35(11), pages 1947-1960, November.
    6. World Bank, 2013. "From Universal Price Subsidies to Modern Social Assistance : The Political Economy of Reform," World Bank Other Operational Studies 16723, The World Bank.
    7. Ahmed, Akhter U. & Bouis, Howarth E., 2002. "Weighing what's practical: proxy means tests for targeting food subsidies in Egypt," Food Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(5-6), pages 519-540.

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