Budget Offices and Educating Citizens about the Budget Process: Case of Austin Budget Office

6 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2017

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: November 24, 2016

Abstract

Budget Offices can play a role in mitigating information asymmetry not just for their immediate stakeholders (public officeholders), but also for the general public. This discussion paper examines the efforts of the municipal budget office in Austin, Texas and its efforts to inform the wider citizenry about the budget process, particularly through interactive workshops.

Keywords: Accountability, Fiscal Policy, Municipal Government, Citizen Budgets, Budgeting, Texas

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., Budget Offices and Educating Citizens about the Budget Process: Case of Austin Budget Office (November 24, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2975715 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2975715

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Rawalpindi
Pakistan

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