Brief analyses and information

The brief analyses offer a concise overview of current economic and fiscal policy issues or of research papers prepared by the staff of the Office of the Fiscal Advisory Council. They provide evidence-based information to policymakers and economic agents, media representatives and the general public.

Budgetary outlook 2021 and 2022 – A quick assessment of the Office of the Austrian Fiscal Advisory Council (German version)

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Distribution effects of the eco-social tax reform (German version)

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Measures during the COVID-19-crisis in 2020 effectively supported household incomes (German version)

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50 years Austrian Fiscal Advisory Council – former Austrian Government Debt Committee (German version)

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Budgetary Outlook 2020 and 2021 – A quick assessment of the Office of the Austrian Fiscal Advisory Council

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Fiscal policy dimension of carbon emission targets and policy pptions for austria (German version)

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First assessment of the budgetary impact of the COVID-19 measures currently adopted by Parliament, including the recovery plan (German version)

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Sustainability Reports of International Independent Fiscal Institutions in Comparison (German version)

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Update: Assessment of budgetary effects of COVID-19 pandemic in Austria

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First assessment of budgetary effects of COVID-19 pandemic in Austria (German version)

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Estimation of budgetary impact based on National Council decision´s of 2nd and 3rd July and 19th September 2019 (German version)

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A first assessment of the budgetary effects of the tax reform 2019/20 and its counterfinancing measures (German version)

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Fiscal compact fully implemented in Austria according to European Commission (German version)

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Fiscal equalization scheme 2017 to 2021: many changes but no substantial regime shift (German version)

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Summary of Fiscal Advisory Council workshop on fiscal rules for provinces and municipalities in Austria: possibilities and limitations (German version)

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The Austrian banking support program and its implications for public finances (German version)

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Implementation of the correction mechanism to secure the Austrian MTO (German version)

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Impact of the 2015/2016 tax reform– status quo (German version)

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Summary of the Fiscal Advisory Council workshop on federalism reform in Austria: tax autonomy as a core element? (German version)

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Transmission channels of country ratings and the impact of Austria´s recent downgrade to AA+ by Fitch (German version)

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