AIReF highlights that the Reindustrialization and Industrial Program does not improve business competitiveness

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the results of the sixth Study of the Spending Review programme: Strengthening Firms’ Competitiveness. AIReF highlights that the Reindustrialization and Industrial Program does not improve business competitiveness. The Spending Review has been carried out for the first time ...

July 03, 2019
AIReF claims that the repayment model of Universal Postal Service can be improved

The Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the results of the seventh Study of the Spending Review programme: Evaluation of Sociedad Estatal Correos y Telégrafos, and provision of the Universal Postal Service. AIReF highlights that the repayment model of Universal Postal Service can be ...

July 03, 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