India: Potential for a Parliamentary Budget Office

7 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2017  

Usman Chohan

University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School

Date Written: December 1, 2016

Abstract

This discussion paper examines the potential for a Parliamentary Budget Office in India, with a particular emphasis on the merits of nonpartisan analysis that informs legislators on pressing fiscal matters and thereby addresses an information asymmetry that empowers the Indian legislature in its budget oversight function.

Keywords: India, Budget, Fiscal Policy, Oversight, Legislatures, Parliament, Parliamentary Budget Office

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman, India: Potential for a Parliamentary Budget Office (December 1, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2993646 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2993646

Usman Chohan (Contact Author)

University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School ( email )

Sydney, New South Wales
Australia

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