Prof. Quartey grants media interviews.
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) on Monday, 29th November, 2021 invited the media for a review of the 2022 budget statement and economic policy of the government.
The presentation on the 2022 budget statement and economic policy review was delivered, on behalf of the Economics Division of ISSER, by Director, Prof. Peter Quartey, alongside Research Fellow, Dr. Andrew Agyei-Holmes who shared some reflections on the real sectors, namely the agricultural, industrial and services sectors.
Dr Agyei-Holmes shares reflections on the real sectors
Delivering the conclusion, Prof. Quartey advanced some bold recommendations, which were captured and reported by media representatives who attended the forum in high numbers.
The post budget review fora provide an important platform for the Institute to provide objective and independent analysis on the government’s account of national fiscal performance during the fiscal year, educate the public and proffer recommendations aimed at achieving stronger fiscal and social and economic outcomes.
The under listed selected online reports highlight ISSER's recommendations, recommendations that were later cited on multiple platforms.
ISSER proposes reduction in E-levy by government
1.75 E-levy punitive, reduce it to 0.75 – ISSER to government
Dialogue on 2022 budget to avert governance and economic shutdown
ISSER worried delay in passing 2020 budget could affect investor confidence
Review 2022 Budget – ISSER
E-Levy rate is punitive, must be reviewed to 0.5% — ISSER
ISSER proposes E-levy of 0.5%