AIReF highlights that university scholarships promote equal opportunities, but there is room for improvement

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the results of the fourth Study of the Spending Review: University Education Scholarships. The aim of this Study is to guarantee equal opportunities, so that students who want to study and lack the necessary financial means can ...

June 19, 2019
AIReF highlights the lack of integration of the Public R&D+i System with the private sector

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the results of the fifth Study of the Spending Review: Program for the Promotion of Talent and its employability in R&D&I. This program is a key element of the R&D+i policy that generates talent and transfers it ...

June 19, 2019
AIReF highlights that there’s a wide margin of improvement in the governance and efficiency of Active Labour Market Policies

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the results of the third Study of the Spending Review programme: Active Labour Market Policies Programme. AIReF highlights that there´s a wide margin of improvement in the governance and efficiency of Active Labour Market Policies (ALMP). The Spending ...

June 12, 2019
AIReF sees opportunities for improvement in the Spanish National Health System in terms of governance, procedural aspects, efficiency and equity

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the results of the second Study of the Spending Review programme: Medication dispensed through prescription. The analysis carried out by AIReF concludes that the Spanish National Health System (NHS) has room for improvement in terms of governance, procedural aspects, ...

June 06, 2019
AIReF will publish the results of the first phase of the Spending Review program throughout June

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) will publish the results of the first phase of the Spending Review program throughout the month of June. The Spending Review has been carried out for the first time in Spain by an independent institution based on data, the empirical ...

June 05, 2019
José Luis Escrivá warns that a low interest rate environment should not lead to underestimating the cost of public debt

The president of the Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF), José Luis Escrivá, participated today in a conference about the sustainability of public and private debt in Stockholm. There he questioned the idea that the current environment of low interest rates allows, especially in ...

May 03, 2019
AIReF participates in the first workshop organized by the European Fiscal Board

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) has participated today in a workshop in Brussels where the role of independent fiscal institutions (IFIs) within the European Union (EU) fiscal framework has been analyzed. During the seminar, the first organized by the ...

March 01, 2019
José Luis Escrivá participates in the 11th Meeting of the OECD Network of Parliamentary Budget Offices and Independent Fiscal Institutions

The Chairman of the Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF), José Luis Escrivá, has participated this week in the 11th Meeting of the OECD Network of Parliamentary Budget Offices and Independent Fiscal Institutions, held on the 4th and 5th of February in Lisbon. ...

February 05, 2019
Executive Summary of the Report on the Macroeconomic Forecasts in the draft General State Budgets for 2019

Access to the Executive Summary of the REPORT ON THE MACROECONOMIC FORECASTS IN THE DRAFT GENERAL STATE BUDGETS FOR 2019

January 29, 2019
The Network of EU IFIs helds its tenth meeting in Brussels

ACCESS TO THE PRESENTATION OF JOSÉ LUIS ESCRIVÁ José Luis Escrivá, Chairman of the Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF), took part today in the tenth meeting of the Network of EU IFIs, which brings together the ...

January 25, 2019