Where does the money go? Examining public spending in Afghanistan

Public spending in Afghanistan is equal to more than half of the economy’s output.210415_kabul_national_institute_of_management_and_aministration_nima_003 Government and international partners spend around $11 billion, in an economy that produces around $19 billion of output per year .

With such high levels of public spending, it’s worth understanding where all that money is going. We try to provide some answers in our new Public Expenditure Update. Continue reading