A discussion paper by Oxfam on public financial management in Myanmar looks at the challenges and opportunities for public financial management reform, and the role that development actors can play in promoting inclusive reform. The discussion paper also looks at the role of public financial management in deepening social accountability, and in promoting legitimate governance. CESD’s research in public financial management, undertaken jointly with The Asia Foundation, is referenced in Oxfam’s paper.
The CESD and The Asia Foundation research publications referenced in the report are:
- Administering the State in Myanmar (overview of GAD) [the General Administration Department], by Kyi Pyar Chit Saw and Matthew Arnold (2014); and
- Fiscal decentralization in Myanmar: towards a roadmap for reform, by Hamish Nixon and Cindy Joelene (2014)
Publication name: Deepening democracy in Myanmar. What role for public financial management in deepening social accountability and promoting legitimate governance?
Authors: Jasmine Burnley (Advocacy and Communications Manager) and Thomas Donnelly (Fragile State Program Coordinator), Oxfam in Myanmar
Published by: Oxfam in Myanmar
Publication date: 30 September 2015
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