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Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Is the Open Budget Initiative Rating Accurate?
Note: Comprehensive update at: http://icgfm.blogspot.com/2009/05/obi-response-to-blog-posting.html
ICGFM delegates from the Government of Honduras challenged Vivek Ramkumar, of the International Budget Partnership -Open Budget Initiative, to explain the Honduran rating. Mr. Ramkumar explained the methodology. This resulted in further discussions about accuracy in data collection and the interpretation of such data.