Budget Analysis Brief

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By Roger Shotton

Since 2015, more budget data is publicly available in Myanmar. In response, this brief on Budget Analysis aims to provide an updated assessment on what analysis of Myanmar budget documents is possible. Authored by Roger Shotton, the brief reminds readers why budgets and budget analysis are important, and provides a brief introduction to budgets and the budget making process in Myanmar, including a summary of budget data available at the union, state/region and township level. Finally, it concludes with actor-specific suggestions on the types of analysis possible, highlights on-going challenges and offers short and long term recommendations for improve quality of fiscal transparency in Myanmar.

Posted December 27, 2019
Related locations: Myanmar
Related programs: Strengthen Governance
Related topics: Myanmar Governance Discussion Paper Series