This Democracy Report special briefing paper analyses the Mid-Term Budget Review presented to the National Assembly by the Minister of Finance Iipumbu Shiimi on November 3 2021.
A summary of the main findings and recommendations of the IPPR research report, Keep Your Eyes On The Money: Public Fiscal Management & Oversight in Namibia – The Need for Public Participation & Reform
This short briefing paper reviews the measures taken by government to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on households and businesses. The paper presents a concise summary of measures taken, puts them in context, and gives updates on progress where evidence is available.
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided yet another excuse for government to kick the can of reform further down the road. But difficult issues like the size of the government wage bill and perennially-failing public enterprises will have to be addressed sooner rather than later.
A detailed analysis of Namibia’s 2019-20 budget – including a macroeconomic overview, a look at revenue and expenditure, debt and deficit considerations, and suggestions for the way forward
An analytical review of the 2016/17 national budget
An IPPR analyses on Government Debt and Fiscal Sustainability