The price of gas in Southeast Asia is higher than it looks

Across the region, energy (and especially fossil fuel) subsidies are widespread. But they come at a real cost in terms of foregone opportunities for development (see my August 2014 post on this in the ADBI blog Asia Pathways). Indonesia’s recent election brought the issue out into the open in that country. Will president-elect Jokowi be able to summon the necessary coalitions to enact change? 

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