3rd Annual Meeting of OECD Parliamentary Budget Officials - 2011

Keywords: Approval and oversight of fiscal stimulus packages - Budget offices - Committee strcutures

Delegates from 25 parliaments attended the meeting, including nine parliaments that participated for the first time. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Anna Kinberg Batra, MP, Chair of the Swedish Riksdag’s Finance Committee. The meeting discussed among others: The role of parliament in the approval and oversight of fiscal stimulus packages and strategies to reduce fiscal deficits; Repairing the budget contract: balancing high expectations and low trust; The impact of parliamentary budget offices.



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