Budgeting and public expenditures

Focus

The Principles will help independent parliamentary budget offices and fiscal councils by providing guidance on Independent Fiscal Institution design.
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Draft principles to help governments implement sound, effective and transparent budgeting processes. Now open for public consultation.
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This Recommendation expands on the existing OECD instruments and guidance on prudent ways for the government to budget, execute and monitor service delivery through public-private partnerships(PPPs).
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Maintaining fiscal discipline, (re-)allocating resources to where they are most valued, and achieving greater efficiency in government operations have a crucial impact on overall national economic performance.


Special Topics

Parliamentary Budget Offices and Fiscal Councils

The PBO network brings together specialised professional staff from independent fiscal institutions, specialised in-house parliamentary budget research units and parliamentary budget or finance committees.

Financial Management and Reporting (Accruals)

The OECD Working Party of Senior Budget Officials (SBO) has created a network to discuss the topic of accruals, among others, which meet regularly.

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

The OECD Working Party of Senior Budget Officials (SBO) has created a special network devoted to the topic of public-private partnerships.


Performance and Results

The SBO Network on Performance and Results works to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of resource allocation and management in the public sector by assisting member countries to design and implement performance- and results-based budgeting and management reforms.


Budgeting for Health Expenditures

The OECD Working Party of SBO created a new network in 2011, the Joint DELSA/GOV Network on Fiscal Sustainability of Health Systems, which focuses on the fiscal sustainability of public health and long-term care.

 

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Related external links

OECD Advisory Panel on Budgeting and Public Expenditures

 

OECD Staff Profiles

International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB)

Gateway Guide on Public Financial Management and Accountability

Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI)

Public Sector & Governance Group

 

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