Social Reporters Detecting Value in the GN PBO

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Social Reporters Detecting Value in the GN PBO Day 2

Social Reporters Detecting Value in the GN PBO Day 2

 • • World Café to identify challenges and expectations Budget Analysis Framework Discussion

• • World Café to identify challenges and expectations Budget Analysis Framework Discussion on the Budget Analysis Matrix Group Discussions: • • Peer Review Interactive PBO App Publishing Reports on GN PBO Website Link GN PBO to Central Bank, Ministry of Finance, etc. Day 1 Reflections

Presentation Social Reporters

Presentation Social Reporters

 • • • Website: www. korea. nabo. go. kr Economic Analysis Office Role

• • • Website: www. korea. nabo. go. kr Economic Analysis Office Role of NABO in Revenue Analysis Three Divisions responsible for Revenue Analysis Reports and Services incl: Analysis of Tax Revenue Proposal and customized services • Achievements – credible forecasts and on time service • Ongoing efforts of NABO incl: increase adoption rate of reports National Assembly Budget Office (NABO)

NABO

NABO

 • Governments announce higher levels of tax so they can use the income;

• Governments announce higher levels of tax so they can use the income; • The staff of NABO are better skilled than staff at the Ministry of Finance; • Congress passed legislation to ensure Government provide data to NABO; • NABO’s tax revenue estimation is based on its macro economic forecasts; • the accurate forecasts produced by NABO give a realistic view of Government debt; and • NABO measures the impact of their analysis which is useful to get buy in from MPs and can even be used as evidence to support requests for additional resources. NABO Discussion

 • The Serbian Experience with using Info Graphics • Adobe Illustrator identified as

• The Serbian Experience with using Info Graphics • Adobe Illustrator identified as the most suitable software • Info Graphics prepared on: • Public Debt Tendencies; • Macroeconomic Tendencies; and • Labour Tendencies. • Website: www. pbk. rs Online Tools & Data Visualization

Data Visualization at Serbian PBO

Data Visualization at Serbian PBO

Serbian Info Graphic

Serbian Info Graphic

Group 1 Discussions

Group 1 Discussions

 • Two groups were formed to: • Identify the Network’s action regarding data

• Two groups were formed to: • Identify the Network’s action regarding data visualization and Report Writing; and • Name the person in the Network responsible for moving this initiative forward. Working Group Discussions

 • Jelena Plocic was identified to champion the Network’s exploration of the use

• Jelena Plocic was identified to champion the Network’s exploration of the use of info graphics. • The Groups proposed: • Software training; • A survey to explore additional options for software and graphics in the Network; and • Guidelines for the use of info graphics (Championed by Byron). Group Reports

Group 2 Discussions

Group 2 Discussions

Budget Working Group

Budget Working Group

 • • Summary of Current Credit Views – Strengths and Weaknesses Average annual

• • Summary of Current Credit Views – Strengths and Weaknesses Average annual growth rate of GDP of ASEAN countries Diagnostic Framework for Poverty Policy is medium term, Budget is short term Allocation Efficiency: The Numbers tell the story. MTEF Defined Two Tiered Budget Preparation System Critical Tools – Economic Assumptions & Revenue Forecasts, Policy/Programme Cost Estimates and Plan and Budget Linkage. Expenditure and Strategic Allocation of Resources

 • PBO Priorities vis a vis OECD Principles • Macro Fiscal Oversight •

• PBO Priorities vis a vis OECD Principles • Macro Fiscal Oversight • Micro Fiscal Scrutiny • Quality Budget Allocation Canadian PBO Spending Analysis

 • The Political risks of Gender Budgeting • Gender based analysis; • Challenges:

• The Political risks of Gender Budgeting • Gender based analysis; • Challenges: • Insufficient Data • Political Risks • Solutions: • Selective Disclosure; • Use External Metrics to gauge progress. • The Way Forward Gender Budgeting and Impact Assessment

 • Slow Growth • Smaller Government by Design • Gender budgets can achieve:

• Slow Growth • Smaller Government by Design • Gender budgets can achieve: • • Economic Optimization Social Efficiency Fiscal Improvements Greater Political Accountability • Impact of Taxation • Requirements for Gender Based Analysis • Gender Based Budgeting Takeaways Challenges of Gender Based Analysis

 • Gender Based Budgeting • Figure out why gender matters and where and

• Gender Based Budgeting • Figure out why gender matters and where and then analyze; • Gender Based Budgeting is a core activity in Uganda and can be a possible champion in this area. There is a comprehensive document on gender equity assessment which will be shared on the e-PBO. • UN Human Development Report is a good source for gender indicators. Discussion

Thank you.

Thank you.