The Case for a Legislative Budget Office in Vanuatu
7 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Date Written: May 27, 2017
This discussion paper considers the budget process in Vanuatu, and finds that a Legislative Budget Office (LBO) can assist with the mandate of fiscal responsibility that the government has undertaken as part of its fiscal management efforts. It then considers specific budget priorities of Vanuatu including reconstruction, service delivery, ministerial budgets, New Policy Proposals (NPPs), and infrastructure expenditure.
Keywords: Vanuatu, Budget, Legislative Budget Office, Fiscal Policy, Cyclone, Cyclone PAM, Reconstruction
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