Budgeting and the Management of Public Spending
Donald J. Savoie
Edward Elgar Pub, Jan 1, 1996 - Business & Economics - 387 pages
This authoritative new volume contains a selection of the most important articles and papers spanning over 20 years on budgeting and managing public spending. It is divided into five succinct parts, covering the main areas of the field including the political-economic environment, approaches to expenditure budgeting and implementing the budget. Donald Savoie does not limit his examples to just one country budgeting and spending is discussed in a variety of countries, including the UK, Australia, New Zealand, America, Canada and Spain. He has also written a new introduction to accompany the piece. All those with an interest in government spending, budgeting and how finances are controlled will find this work which includes articles and papers not immediately accessible an essential reference tool.
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