The Principles will help independent parliamentary budget offices and fiscal councils by providing guidance on Independent Fiscal Institution design. They outline good practice and lessons learned.
9th annual meeting of the OECD Senior Budget Officials network on Performance and Results Berlin, 7-8 November 2013 How to ensure Transparency, Efficiency and Value for Money Chairman: Christian Kastrop, Director, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany.
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Governments are major issuers of debt instruments in the global financial market. This volume provides quantitative information on central government debt instruments for the 34 OECD countries.
Budget transparency is defined as the full disclosure of all relevant fiscal information in a timely and systematic manner. The principle of budget transparency — including the clarity, comprehensiveness, reliability, timeliness and accessibility of public reporting on public finances — is now widely accepted around the world.
The 8th annual meeting of the OECD Senior Budget Officials network on Performance and Results took place on 26-27 November 2012 at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris. The meeting was chaired by Christian Kastrop, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany
These country notes detail the fiscal situation to date, the consolidation needs, and the commitments and intentions of governments in 31 OECD countries in the aftermath of the economic crisis.
The OECD Journal on Budgeting is a unique resource for policy makers, officials and researchers in public sector budgeting. It provides insight on leading-edge institutional arrangements, systems and instruments
On 28-29 June, 2012, the SBO network on health expenditures held a joint meeting with the WHO in Tallinn, Estonia on the “Financial Sustainability of Health Systems in Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe".
The Icelandic Ministry of Finance hosted the 33rd annual meeting of OECD Senior Budget Officials. Topics included: restoring public finances; political economy of fiscal consolidation; controlling health care expenditures; and draft principles for independent fiscal institutions.