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More Efficient Subsidy Scheme Benefits Consumers, Government, and Economy

May 2006
Policy Brief
By  Roger Noll, T.N. Srinivasan
Roger Noll is the director of the Stanford Center for International Development (SCID) and Professor of Economics at Stanford University.

In addition, he is a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). He is a member of the Board of Science, Technology and Economic Policy of the National Research Council. Noll's research interests are broad, encompassing public policies geared toward business, telecommunications. political analysis of the judicial system, technology policy and economics of sports. He has written and authored numerous papers and books and is on many boards including the AEA and the California Council on Science and Technology. Noll received his Ph.D. from Harvard and his B.S. from the California Institute of Technology.

T. N. Srinivasan, Ph.D. is the Samuel C. Park, Jr. Professor of Economics at Yale University. Formerly a Professor, and later a Research Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi. He has taught at numerous universities in the US. His research interests include International Trade, Development, Agriculture Economics and Microeconomic Theory. He is a Fellow of the American Philosophical Society, the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences. He was named Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association in 2003.