Budgeting in Canada

By Jon Blondal, Aug 22, 1999

This report is part of a series of accounts on the budgeting practices in OECD member countries, in this case Canada. The report concludes that Canada has made significant progress in reducing centralized controls and in introducing managerial flexibility.

The Budget Preparation Process

By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo and Daniel Tommasi , Apr 25, 1999

This chapter is part of a comprehensive manual, Managing Government Expenditure. It presents a conceptual foundation and has a deliberate operational thrust, covering the entire public expenditure management cycle – from multiyear expenditure programming and budget formulation through budget execution, audit, and evaluation. This chapter focuses on core processes of budget preparation and on mechanisms of aggregate expenditure control and strategic allocation of resources. For more chapters, please visit the following website:
http://www.adb.org/documents/manuals/govt_expenditure/

Managing and Monitoring Budget Implementation

By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo and Daniel Tommas, Apr 25, 1999

This chapter of the manual Managing Government Expenditure includes a discussion on procurement, accounting, and management tools.

Cash Management and the Treasury Function

By Salvatore Schiavo-Campo and Daniel Tommasi , Apr 25, 1999

This chapter of the manual Managing Government Expenditure includes an in-depth presentation of the Treasury’s operations. The treasury function is central to the efficient implementation and management of budgets.