WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Persistence in government spending fluctuations: New evidence on the displacement effect. Bohl, Martin T. // Public Choice;Jun99, Vol. 99 Issue 3/4, p465
Investigates the effect of social disturbances on government expenditures in the United States from 1889 to 1995. Time series on government spending; Use of parametric and non-parametric persistence methods in measuring the displacement effect; Impact of the presence of shocks on the...
- Spending squeeze tests Whitehall's expertise. Phillips, Lucy // Public Finance;6/4/2010, p12
The article reports on the challenges in government spending reduction plans on how to cut budget deficits with Whitehall & Industry Group working to foster better relations between government and business in Great Britain. It notes the issues regarding the need for budget cuts and the possible...
- Into the unknown with spending cuts. Hayman, Allister // Regeneration & Renewal;8/24/2009, p11
The article analyzes the political debate over future public spending in Great Britain. The main political parties are reluctant to outline their policy on funding major cuts in public spending. Concerns arise that councils may pre-emptively cut, or scrap, renewal services. It was noted by the...
- Where's the evidence? PREWITT, KENNETH // Issues in Science & Technology;Winter2014, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Advancing Evidence-Based Policymaking to Solve Social Problems," by Jeffrey Liebman in the Fall 2013 issue.
- BUDGETING FOR THE UNITED NATIONS. Mangone, Gerard J.; Srivastava, Anand K. // International Organization;Autumn58, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p473
Since in inception, the United Nations (UN) has never handled very large sums of money by comparison with national budgets. Nevertheless, the small contributions have often been given grudgingly by member states with mumbling of waste about the personnel and the programs. This article discusses...
- What is Zero-based Budgeting? Talwar, Namrita // UN Chronicle;Mar-May2004, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p29
Provides information on zero-based budgeting. Justification of budget demands by each department on all expenditures; Comparison with traditional budgeting; Rationale for zero-based budgeting according to the United Nations Office of Programme Planning, Budget and Accounts.
- Global public procurement to aid sustainability. // Supply Management;May2014, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p11
The article reports on the launch of a scheme by the United Nations (UN) aiming to use global government spending worth trillions of dollars to promote sustainability.
- Cut, Cut, Hike. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;10/23/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31497, p31
Cites the report of a former state officials concerning the need to cut the increase in tax and spending in order to bring Wisconsin's next two-year budget into balance.
- Manila Budget Passes, But Outlook Poor. // Emerging Markets Monitor;12/9/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 33, p8
Reports on the approval of the Philippines' House of Representatives of the 2003 budget as of December 4, 2002. Budget cuts made; Revision in the planned 2003 deficit; Trading of the US$ Global '25 bond.