Fiscal Responsibility Law and Life Quality: Public Health Analysis

Maria Luiza G. R. Silva, Walmer Faroni, Odemir V. Baeta, Djair C Araujo


This article seeks to identify the existence of correlation between responsible management of the public finances as a result of the Lei de Responsabilidade Fiscal (LRF) (“Fiscal Responsibility Law”) and the life quality of the population in the municipalities of the Zona da Mata Mineira, in relation to health. The aim is to measure the impact of the LRF in the life quality of the population. A time analysis of the data of the period from 2000 to 2010 was carried out, using the collection of secondary data. The statistic technique used was the average test. The results of this study showed that, in relation to the selected variables, there was an average of considerable progresses concerning this fact. All the variables researched obtained, in 2010, higher averages to those obtained in 2000. It is noticed that the LRF enabled higher financial power to the public health services, resulting in social welfare.

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