OECD Journal on Budgeting

The OECD Journal on Budgeting is published three times per year. It draws on the best of the recent work of the OECD Committee of Senior Budget Officials (SBO), as well as special contributions from finance ministries, academics and experts in the field 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.

English Also available in: French

Budgeting in Italy

Italy is in the process of making significant reforms to its budgeting process. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Italian budgeting system and the envisaged reforms. It also offers a number of specific recommendations for further consideration as Italy advances its reform agenda. The report has been peer reviewed by OECD Senior Budget Officials.

JEL Classification: H50, H61, H83, O52

Keywords: Italy, Stability Law, spending reviews, medium-term expenditure frameworks


JEL: H61: Public Economics / National Budget, Deficit, and Debt / Budget; Budget Systems; O52: Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth / Economywide Country Studies / Economywide Country Studies: Europe; H50: Public Economics / National Government Expenditures and Related Policies / National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: General; H83: Public Economics / Miscellaneous Issues / Public Administration; Public Sector Accounting and Audits
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error