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

  • Access to the Study 4: University Education Scholarships

  • Executive summary of the Report on compliance with the 2017 budget stability and debt targets and the expenditure rule by the different public administrations

    The aim of this report is to assess the likelihood of compliance in 2017 with the budget stability and debt targets and with the expenditure rule by the different public administrations. Also, for the Autonomous Regions (ARs) that have submitted information on the Economic-Financial Plan (EFP) for AIReF’s report prior...

  • AIReF prescriptive opinion on pension revaluation confirms that a 0.25% increase should be applied in 2017

    On the basis of its analysis, AIReF concludes that the minimum increase of 0.25% should be applied to contributory pensions in 2017, as stated in the Spanish General State Budget Law for 2017. AIReF has to issue an opinion on the figures used by the Spanish Ministry of Employment &...

  • AIReF report on the Economic-Financial Plan for the Basque Country

    Today,  the Independent Authority of Spanish Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the report on the draft Economic-Financial Plan (PEF) of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country. The report states the expected expenditure to be enough for compliance with the expenditure rule in 2017 and 2018, albeit with little margin. Therefore, any...

  • AIReF report on the Economic-Financial Plan for Murcia

    Today on its website, the Independent Authority of Spanish Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) published the report on the draft Economic-Financial Plan (PEF) of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia. The report recommends to the community to adopt certain actions as it is unlikely that it will be able to...

  • José Luis Escrivá takes part in a conference on General State Budgets organized by the APD and Deloitte

    On Wednesday, the President of the Independent Authority of Spanish Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF), José Luis Escrivá, participated in a conference on the 2017 General State Budgets organized by the Association for Management Progress (APD) together with Deloitte, held at the Hotel Meliá Castilla in Madrid. José Luis Escrivá analysed financial sustainability...

  • José Luis Escrivá takes part in a conference on the economic growth and sustainability of public finances organized by the Central Bank of Portugal

    This Monday, the President of the Independent Authority of Spanish Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF), José Luis Escrivá took part in a Lisbon conference on economic growth and sustainability of public finances organized by the Central Bank of Portugal. José Luis Escrivá analysed the institutional framework and the application of fiscal-structural reforms during...

  • The EU Network of Independent Fiscal Institutions held its 7th meeting in Brussels

    The EU Network of Independent Financial Institutions (EUNIFI) held its seventh meeting on June 27 with the presence of the Independent Fiscal Institutions (IFIs) and representatives from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DGECFIN). José Luis Escrivá, the president of the Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF)...

  • AIReF gathers in Madrid the economic advisors from the main governments for an International Conference

    The Spanish Independent Authority for Fiscal Responsibility (AIReF) has gathered the economic advisors from the main Governments in an International Conference chaired by the AIReF’s president, José Luis Escrivá. Some of the most relevant topics regarding the international and mostly European economies were addressed throughout the day. This initiative was...

  • Hearing by José Luis Escrivá in the European Parlament

    Pie de foto: Foto:© European Union 2017 - Source : EP.   José Luis Escrivá, in his capacity as President of the Network of EU Independent Fiscal Institutions, was invited to give an address today at the European Parliament, in the plenary session of the Inter-parliamentary Conference on Stability, Economic Coordination...

  • Report on the Macroeconomic Forecasts for the Autonomous Regions’ Budgets for 2017

    Access to the Report on the Macroeconomic Forecasts for the Autonomous Regions' Budgets for 2017 Documentos relacionados: Nota de prensa del Informe sobre las Previsiones Macroeconómicas de los Presupuestos para 2017 de las Comunidades Autónomas

  • Report on the Macroeconomic forecasts in the Budget Plan Project for 2017

    Report on the Macroeconomic forecasts in the Budget Plan Project for 2017

  • AIReF has revised upwards its projection for the general government deficit ratio to a range between 4,1% and 4,7% of GDP, depending on the implementation of the measures committed by the Government

    Report on expected compliance with the 2016 budget stability, government debt and expenditure rule targets by the Public Administrations Presentación

  • Reports on the main lines of the budgets of the Autonomous Regions for 2016

    From its horizontal analysis of the AR subsector AIReF concludes that there is a risk of non-compliance with the budget stability target in 2016, set at -0.3% of GDP. This risk stems primarily and in general from the aforementioned significant deviation from the 2015 stability target and from the uncertainty...

  • AIReF recommneds the implementation of corrective measures in 7 Autonomous Communities due to risks of noncompliance with 2014 deficit target

    Deviation from the budget balance target (set to -1% of GDP) in Extremadura, Cataluña, Valencia y Murcia could exceed 1% of GDP whereas in Castilla-La Mancha, Andalucia and the Balearic Islands deviations could go up to 0.3% of GDP. There is practical certainty of deviation in the Autonomous Regions of Extremadura,...