Usman W. Chohan

Usman W. Chohan is an economist who has previously served at the World Bank Institute in the Parliamentary Strengthening Program, focusing on Parliamentary Budget Offices (PBOs). His work has been cited in the legislation of various countries, including Canada’s landmark debate C-476 (2013) to reform its PBO. He is undertaking doctoral work at UNSW Canberra on optimizing the roles of PBOs.

  • Budget Forum 2018: Should Australia Produce a Citizen’s Climate Budget?, 11 May 2018
  • Analyzing Rhetoric in the Budget Process: Context and Impact, 11 Dec 2017
  • Assessing Parliamentary Budget Offices in Subnational Jurisdictions, 04 Jul 2017
  • Could Other Countries Learn from Australia’s Charter of Budget Honesty?, 13 Jun 2017
  • The Use of the Survey Instrument in a Legislative Budget Office Context, 18 Apr 2017
  • Improving Budget Processes in the Pacific: Research from Fiji, 20 Mar 2017