Prioritizing Public Budget Allocations: The Politics Involved in the United States and Egypt
How can we do a better job of deciding on real priorities when making public budget allocations—and what can we do better as nation states? How can we make sure that all the budgetary allocation decisions contribute to the creation of greater public value, are for the public interest, and help improve citizens’ quality of life? Despite the presence of excellent technical financial advice in all countries, it seems like a lot of politics are involved in the budgetary decision making process. Often, this deviates allocations from citizens’ real priorities.