Producing a Citizens’ Guide to the Budget: Why, What and How?

By Murray Petrie and Jon Shields | 2010

As part of the growing search for more transparency and accountability in government finance, this article suggests guidelines for the production and dissemination of a citizens’ guide to the budget. Examples from a variety of countries help to illustrate why governments should publish an annual guide, what the contents and characteristics of a good guide should be, and how such a guide should be made accessible.

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