This study examines the concept of fiscal democracy, which is an important concept in terms of political and fiscal sustainability of public finance. As a result of this review, the Fiscal Democracy Index for the Turkish economy was calculated for the period from 1980-2018. The Turkish economy, divided into two periods, performed poorly in fiscal democracy between 1980-2001, while the second period, 2002-2018, showed an optimistic performance in Fiscal Democracy. Then, the relationship between fiscal democracy index and government expenditures and government revenues were tested empirically with a dynamic panel data analysis model. According to the findings, improvements in fiscal democracy have positive effects on government expenditure and government revenues.
Key Words: Fiscal Democracy, Turkish Economy, Government Expenditure, Government Revenue
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