Subsidy
A subsidy is a form of financial aid or support extended to an economic sector (or institution, business, or individual) generally with the aim of promoting economic and social policy. Although common...
Agricultural subsidy
An agricultural subsidy is a governmental subsidy paid to farmers and agribusinesses to supplement their income, manage the supply of agricultural commodities, and influence the cost and supply of suc...
Crow Rate
The "Crow Rate" or "Crowsnest Freight Rate" was a rail transportation subsidy benefiting farmers on the Canadian Prairies and manufacturers in central Canada, through rate requirements imposed on the ...
Steering tax
A steering tax (Often an Ecological incentive tax) is a tax which aims to change the behaviour of the tax payer, as defined by lawmakers, and not particularly to increase tax revenue. The term is not ...
Party subsidies
Party subsidies are subsidies paid by the government directly to a political party to fund some or all of its political activities. Most democracies (in one way or the other) provide cash grants (stat...
Tortilleria
A tortilleria, or tortilla bakery is a shop that produces and sells freshly made tortillas. Tortillerias are native to Mexico and Central America, and some are being established in some areas of the ...
MEDIA Programme
The MEDIA Programme of the European Union is designed to support the European film- and audiovisual industries. It provides support for the development, promotion and distribution of European works wi...
Effect of taxes and subsidies on price
Taxes and subsidies change the price of goods and, as a result, the quantity consumed.
Marginal subsidies on production will shift the supply curve to the right until the vertical distance between...
Intervention storage
A buffer stock scheme (commonly implemented as intervention storage, the "ever-normal granary") is an attempt to use commodity storage for the purposes of stabilising prices in an entire economy or, m...
Great grain robbery
Great grain robbery refers to the 1972 purchase of U.S. grain (mainly wheat and corn) by the Soviet Union at subsidized prices, which resulted in higher grain prices in the United States.
This eve...
Loan deficiency payments
In United States agriculture policy, Loan deficiency payments are a farm income support program first authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985 (P.L. 99-198) that makes direct payments, equivalent t...
Financial incentives for photovoltaics
Financial incentives for photovoltaics are incentives offered to electricity consumers to install and operate solar-electric generating systems, also known as photovoltaics (PV). A government may offe...
Public house
A pub /pʌb/, formally public house (a house "open to the public", as opposed to a private house), is a drinking establishment in the culture of Britain, Ireland, Australia, Canada and Denmark. In many...
Corporate welfare
Corporate welfare is a term that analogizes corporate subsidies to welfare payments for the poor. The term is often used to describe a government's bestowal of money grants, tax breaks, or other speci...
Export subsidy
Export subsidy is a government policy to encourage export of goods and discourage sale of goods on the domestic market through direct payments, low-cost loans, tax relief for exporters, or government-...
Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles
Government incentives for plug-in electric vehicles have been established by several national and local governments around the world as a financial incentive for consumers to purchase a plug-in electr...
Marketing assistance loans
Marketing assistance loans are nonrecourse loans made available to producers of loan commodities (wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley oats, upland and ELS cotton, rice, soybeans, other oilseeds, honey,...
Economics of climate change mitigation
This article is about the economics of climate change mitigation. Mitigation of climate change involves actions that are designed to limit the amount of long-term climate change (Fisher et al.., 2007:...
Common Agricultural Policy
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is the agricultural policy of the European Union. It implements a system of agricultural subsidies and other programmes. It was introduced in 1962 and has undergon...
Direct Subsidy Scheme
The Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) is instituted by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong as a means to enhance the quality of private schools in Hong Kong at the primary and secondary levels. The Hong Kong ...
Price support
In economics, a price support may be either a subsidy or a price control, both with the intended effect of keeping the market price of a good higher than the competitive equilibrium level.In the case ...
Movie production incentives in the United States
Movie production incentives are tax benefits offered on a state-by-state basis throughout the United States to encourage in-state film production. These incentives came about in the 1990s in response...
United States farm bill
In the United States, the farm bill is the primary agricultural and food policy tool of the federal government. The comprehensive omnibus bill is passed every 5 years or so by the United States Congr...
Subsidized housing
Subsidized housing is government sponsored economic assistance aimed towards alleviating housing costs and expenses for people in need with low to moderate incomes. Forms of subsidies include direct h...
Carbon pricing
Carbon pricing — the method most favored by economics for reducing global-warming emissions — charges those who emit carbon dioxide (CO2) for their emissions. That charge, called a carbon price, is th...
Agricultural policy of the United States
The agricultural policy of the United States is composed primarily of the periodically renewed federal U.S. farm bills.
Over the first 200 years of U.S. agricultural history until the 1920s, agri...
Cultural subsidy
A cultural subsidy is a payment to cultural industries to ensure that some public policy purpose in culture (e.g. multiculturalism, bilingualism, Canadian Content, the French language, preservation of...