European Parliament Library

Budget Institutions in Low-Income Countries :, Lessons from G-20, Sanjeev Gupta, Sami Yläoutinen

This paper presents twelve budget institutions that can support planning and delivery of credible fiscal strategies in the fiscal policy-making process. The resulting framework is applied to seven low-income countries and the status of their budget institutions compared to the G-20 advanced and emerging market economies. The paper then presents recommendations for designing and implementing appropriate fiscal strategy for low- income countries. Particular attention is paid to prioritization and sequencing of reform efforts
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Introduction; II. Budget Institutions for Credible Fiscal Strategy; Figures; 1. Budget Planning and Execution in Low-Income Countries; Boxes; 1. Twelve Budget Institutions; A. Understanding the Fiscal Outlook and Challenges; B. Formulating a Credible Fiscal Strategy; C. Implementing the Fiscal Strategy; III. Evaluation of Budget Institutions; 2. Methodology for the Evaluation; 2. Overall Scores; A. Understanding the Fiscal Outlook and Challenges; 3. Budget Institution Scores by Country and Country Group; 4. Average and Range of Scores by Institution
Literary Form
non fiction
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (36 p.)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

Library Locations

  • EP Library Luxembourg

    Rue du Fort Thüngen, Luxembourg, L-1313, LU
  • EP Library Brussels

    60 rue Wiertz, Brussels, B-1047, BE
  • EP Library Strasbourg

    7 Place Adrien Zeller, Allée du Printemps, Strasbourg, F-67070, FR