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Author Gupta, Sanjeev.

Title Budget Institutions in Low-Income Countries
Published Washington : International Monetary Fund, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (36 pages)
Series IMF Working Papers ; v. Working Paper No. 14/164
IMF Working Papers
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
5. Understanding the Fiscal Outlook and ChallengesB. Developing a Credible Fiscal Strategy; 6. Formulating a Credible Fiscal Strategy; C. Implementing the Fiscal Strategy; 7. Implementing the Fiscal Strategy through the Budget Process; IV. Strengthening Budget Institutions in low-income countries: Priorities for Institutional Reform; A. Prioritizing Reform Efforts; 3. What can be learned from advanced countries about the prioritization and sequencing of reform of budgetary institutions in developing countries?; B. Priorities for Institutional Reform for Low-Income Countries; Appendixes
I. Budget Institutions Evaluation FrameworkII. PEFA Scoring Methodology; References
Summary This paper presents twelve budget institutions that can support planning and delivery ofcredible 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 reformefforts
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Author Yläoutinen, Sami.
ISBN 1498367968