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Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics

, Volume 149, Issue 2, pp 219–230 | Cite as

The development of independent fiscal institutions: Lessons from CBO

  • Barry Anderson
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JEL-Classification

H6 

Keywords

debt Congressional Budget Office fiscal institutions 

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© Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Anderson
    • 1
  1. 1.Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, OECDNational Governors AssociationWashington, D. C.USA

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