- Compare and contrast two functions of the legislative budget-making process.
- Which branch—the executive or legislative—do you think should hold more power over the purse? Justify your response.
- Identify a country of choice outside the US, preferably an OECD or developing country (excluding the group of countries discussed in the textbook). How similar or different are the legislative budget powers and processes in the country of your choice in comparison with the US Congress. Remember to cite the source of information.