India’s LPG cooking gas subsidy reform: Lessons for policymakers in reducing costs and building acceptance for reform
This policy brief summarizes the reforms India introduced to streamline, digitize, and transform cooking gas subsidy from an in-kind to a cash transfer program.
Responses to the financial impacts of COVID-19 through social cash transfers and digital payment infrastructure
The financial impact of COVID-19 has been hitting the poor. Governments are adjusting cash transfer programs and utilizing national payment systems to mitigate these negative impacts. This blog reviews responses from Latin America, Asia and Sub Saharan Africa where governments with limited resources are coming up with innovative solutions to the crisis.