Fiscal rules are generally used for the fiscal predictability and economic sustainability. These rules are about the limitations of expenditures, budget balance, revenues and debts as fiscal policy instruments. So in practice there are four kind of fiscal rules. There are; expenditure rules, revenue rules, debt rules and budget defence rules. In recent years, they are importance in controlling budgetary deficits and debt crisis is rising up both in some developed countries and under developed countries. But application of these rules depends on the economic conditions of these countries. For example of using it’s well in Denmark, Sweden and Finland etc. Although some preperations have been done in Turkey to bring in more comprehensive fiscal rules, they are still not applicable enough. Therefore in this study fiscal rules concept, some fiscal rules in developed countries and compare to it’s in Turkey and in some other countries are examined and finally giving some suggestions about the using of fiscal rules in Turkey.
Keywords: Fiscal Rules, Applications of Fiscal Rules in Some Developed Countries, Fiscal Rules in Turkey