India: Potential for a Parliamentary Budget Office

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI)

Date Written: December 1, 2016


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 W., India: Potential for a Parliamentary Budget Office (December 1, 2016). Available at SSRN: or

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

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