Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management: Volume 33 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Stretching the Public Purse: Budgetary Responses to a Global Pandemic Part II

Guest Editors: Giuseppe Grossi, Alfred Ho, Philip G. Joyce

Emerging fiscal health and governance concerns resulting from COVID-19 challenges

Maarten de Jong, Alfred T. Ho

This study analyzes the scope and magnitude of the budgetary responses of 17 developed countries to the COVID-19 pandemic and examines whether policy responses in March–June, 2020…


“Whatever it takes”: first budgetary responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in France

Charles H. Cho, Tiphaine Jérôme, Jonathan Maurice

This paper highlights the emergency budgetary measures taken by the French government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic health crisis and identifies some of the key political…


Taiwan's budgetary responses to COVID-19: the use of special budgets

Wei-Jie Liao, Nai-Ling Kuo, Shih-Hsien Chuang

The authors examine the Taiwanese government's budgetary responses to COVID-19, with a focus on the special budgets created for containing the virus, undertaking bailouts and…


The COVID-19 pandemic: a challenge for US nonprofits' financial stability

Andrew F. Johnson, Beth M. Rauhaus, Kathryn Webb-Farley

Nonprofit organizations rely on earned income, government funding, charitable donations and investment income to support numerous programs and services for the public good. During…


The Italian response to the economic and health crises: a budgetary comparison

Denita Cepiku, Benedetta Marchese, Marco Mastrodascio

This article aims at shedding light on differences in terms of crisis management approaches adopted by the Italian government in order to tackle the two most impactful crises that…


Fiscal and monetary response to the COVID-19 pandemic in India

Justina Jose, Priyanka Mishra, Rahul Pathak

This article examines the preliminary impact of the Sars-CoV-2 pandemic on India's economic and budgetary landscape – the most affected developing country from the first wave of…

Pakistan: making a “COVID budget” in a struggling economy

Marium Ashfaq, Mohsin Bashir

The purpose of this study is to examine the fiscal measures undertaken by the Pakistani government to counter the recessionary pressures of the coronavirus pandemic. The authors…


Egyptian budgetary responses to COVID-19 and their social and economic consequences

Emad M. Elkhashen, Ahmed Sarhan, Amanze Ejiogu

This paper discusses the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Egyptian economy and Egyptian government's budgetary responses to the pandemic.


Fiscal resilience of Russia's regions in the face of COVID-19

Vladimir Klimanov, Sofia Kazakova, Anna Mikhaylova, Aliya Safina

The purpose of the study was to analyze how COVID-19 pandemic affects regional budgets and regional fiscal resilience in Russia.


Burning the buffer: New Zealand's budgetary response to COVID-19

Ian Ball

The New Zealand Government has progressively strengthened its balance sheet position since the mid-1990s, other than for the four years immediately following the global financial…

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