OECD Journal on Budgeting

Frequency :
Annual
ISSN :
1681-2336 (online)
ISSN :
1608-7143 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/16812336
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The OECD journal on public sector budgeting, published three times per year. It draws on the best of the recent work of the OECD Working Party of Senior Budget Officials (SBO), as well as special contributions from finance ministries, and makes it available to a wider community in an accessible format. The journal provides insight on leading-edge institutional arrangements, systems and instruments for the allocation and management of resources in the public sector. Now published as a part of the OECD Journal subscription package.

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Sustainable Budget Policy

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Author(s):
Allen Schick
Publication Date
07 Dec 2005
Pages
5
Bibliographic information
No.:
5,
Volume:
5,
Issue:
1
Pages
107–126
DOI
10.1787/budget-v5-art5-en

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Concern about fiscal sustainability has been fueled by the projected ageing of populations in OECD countries and the likely surge in government spending on pensions and health care. For the most part, it has not been driven by worries about the current fiscal position of countries.