Roundtable Discussions

Price Subsidy or Building Capacities in Egypt?

Date : 6/11/2008

Speakers : Omneia Helmy, ECES

This roundtable discussion attempted to answer the following questions:1. To what extent the current subsidy policy in Egypt achieves economic efficiency and social justice?2. What are the possible alternatives to develop the current subsidy policy?3. And what can be done to enhance the citizens' earning capacity to limit their reliance on subsidy?