Targeted social assistance for heating – historical experience and development perspectives for limiting energy poverty in Bulgaria Cover Image
  • Price 3.00 €

Целево социално подпомагане за отопление – исторически опит и перспективи за развитие при ограничаване на енергийната бедност в България
Targeted social assistance for heating – historical experience and development perspectives for limiting energy poverty in Bulgaria

Author(s): Georgi Shopov, Teodora Peneva
Subject(s): Economy, Energy and Environmental Studies, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Институт за икономически изследвания при Българска академия на науките
Keywords: energy poverty; social assistance; heating aid

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the article is to provide guidance on how to optimize targeted social assistance mechanisms for heating in the broader context of the need to pursue a national policy for the reduction of energy poverty. The research tasks are: to summarize Bulgaria's historical experience in providing targeted social aid for heating after 1995; to evaluate its strengths and weaknesses; to outline possible solutions and guidelines for the development of social protection in this area in the context of reducing energy poverty.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 3-34
  • Page Count: 32
  • Language: Bulgarian