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Lobbyists, Governments and Public Trust, Volume 3 Click to Access:
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This report takes stock of progress made in implementing the 2010 Recommendation on Principles for Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying – the only international instrument addressing major risks in the public decision-making process related to lobbying.
Estimates of uncertainty around Australian budget forecasts Click to Access:
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In this article, past forecast errors are used to construct confidence intervals around Australian Government Budget forecasts of key economic and fiscal variables. These confidence intervals provide an indication of the extent of uncertainty around ...

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Government reserves Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/gga/government-reserves.htm
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Reserve assets are assets that are readily available to and controlled by monetary authorities for direct financing of payment imbalances. Reserve assets may be monetary gold, special drawing rights (SDRs), a reserve position in the International...
Women in Public Life Click to Access:
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This report provides a comparative overview of the policies affecting women’s participation in public life across the MENA region. It examines the existing barriers to women’s access to public decision-making positions, and provides a cross-country...
Good Governance and National Well-being Click to Access:
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The paper was prepared by John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang, Shawn Grover and Shun Wang in collaboration with Mario Marcel, Martin Forst and Tatyana Teplova. This paper has three main objectives. The first is to review existing studies of the links between good governance and subjective...
 
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There is a persistent gender gap in the public sector: women still occupy only 40% of middle management and just 29% are represented in more senior posts.