Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Sophia Gollwitzer , Eteri Kvintradze , Tej Prakash , Luis-Felipe Zanna , Era Dabla-Norris , Richard Allen , Irene Yackovlev , and Victor Lledo
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2010
Keywords: Budget Institutions, Budget Systems, Low-Income Countries, Government Deficits, budget process, fiscal discipline, fiscal performance,
This paper presents, for the first time, multi-dimensional indices of the quality of budget institutions in low-income countries. The indices allow for benchmarking against the performance of middle-income countrie...