IFS’ Assessment of 2019 Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Review
August 6, 2019

IFS attends 4th African Network of Parliamentary Budget Officers Conference

A team from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS Ghana) has attended the 4th African Network of Parliamentary Budget Officers (AN-PBO) C0nference, dubbed The Role of African Parliaments in Fiscal Oversight: Contributing to the African Union 2063 Development Agenda, which was held from 9th to 12th September 2019, at the Parliament of Ghana.

The team presented on the topic Understanding Economic and Fiscal Forecast: Key Elements to Consider, led by Mr. Leslie Mensah, an Economist and Research Fellow at the Institute. The presentation sought to explore tools and approaches that may be used by Parliamentary Budget Officers to verify economic outlooks, including fiscal risks (inflation, exchange rates, etc.)