By Bernard Demonty
LHas the government correctly targeted its support measures for the energy bill? These questions have arisen since these aids have been introduced and there are serious doubts about the effectiveness of these interventions.
A study by the University of Ghent, carried out in collaboration with the National Bank of Belgium (BNB), reinforces the suspicion of too broad targeting. According to the authors of the research, Geert Peersman (UGent) and Joris Wauters (BNB), a large number of households received compensation that was too high in relation to their means, which did not encourage them to reduce their consumption.
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