A New Framework

WHO DECIDES THE BUDGET? A POLITICAL ECONOMY ANALYSIS OF THE BUDGET PROCESS, Mark Hallerberg, Carlos Scartascini, & Ernesto Stein, eds., Inter-American Development Bank and David Rockefeller Center, 2009

22 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2010 Last revised: 9 Mar 2011

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Carlos Scartascini

Research Department - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Ernesto Stein

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Date Written: September 1, 2009

Abstract

This document presents a new framework for the the study of the political economy of the budget process building on the very profuse available literature on budget processes, fiscal policy, and institutions in Latin America. It adds emphasis to the role of actors, the role of the budget process as facilitator of exchanges in the policymaking process, the differences between formal rules and actual practices, and other relevant budgetary outcomes beyond sustainability.

Keywords: Budget Process, Political Economy, Policymaking, Latin America

JEL Classification: H61, D72, D73

Suggested Citation

Scartascini, Carlos G. and Stein, Ernesto Hugo, A New Framework (September 1, 2009). WHO DECIDES THE BUDGET? A POLITICAL ECONOMY ANALYSIS OF THE BUDGET PROCESS, Mark Hallerberg, Carlos Scartascini, & Ernesto Stein, eds., Inter-American Development Bank and David Rockefeller Center, 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1549011

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