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ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE

Address:Department for General Government Analysis and Coordination of Economic Policies
Beethovnova 11
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Telephone: +386 1/369 6472
Fax:+386 1/369 6598
Head of the Department:
dr. Katja Lautar

Introduction

Department for General Government Analysis and Coordination of Economic Policies is an organizational unit of Budget Directorate, which carries out different tasks in the field of fiscal analysis and policies, methodologies, public finance flows and other tasks in the field of economic policy planning; all in a comprehensive economic context. Department is responsible for analysing and forecasting fiscal developments in Slovenia and for the coordination of methodological work in the area of public finances. It also cooperates with other international organizations and institutions (IMF, European Commission, OECD, Eurostat, foreign rating agencies, etc.).

Main areas of work

  • cooperation in preparation of annual basis for macroeconomic and economic policy for the next two consecutive years;
  • preparation of midterm fiscal frameworks (Ordinance on the framework for the preparation of government budgets) 
  • preparation of annual forecasts of state budget revenues and estimates of monthly revenue projections for budget preparation;
  • cooperation in state budget preparation and budget memorandum preparation;
  • cooperation in the preparation of semi-annual report on the implementation of the state budget in the current year and the reasons for any significant deviations from the projections in each category;
  • yearly preparation of Stability Programme and Draft Budgetary Plan
  • preparation of National Reform Programme; 
  • monitoring, preparation and coordination of processes linked to the implementation of the EU2020 Strategy;
  • monitoring, preparation and coordination of processes linked to the implementation of European Semester in procedures of economic governance of the EU in the framework of Stability Pact.  
  • monitoring and analysing of public finance flows and targets in relation to the commitments and requirements of the economic governance of the EU in the field of fiscal policy (medium term objective calculation);
  • monitoring and implementing legislative requirements in the field of public finance