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This blog, written by David Satterthwaite with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), discusses what indicators are needed in order to assess the quality of life of the urban poor.
The Public Governance Committee (PGC) helps countries strengthen their capacity to govern by improving policy-making systems and the performance of public institutions.
The OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Sweden presents an overall picture of regulatory achievements and challenges including regulatory quality, competition policy, and market openness. The 2010 report on Better Regulation analyses key questions for the good management of regulatory policy and reform. This page also includes updates on Sweden in the regulatory policy field.
Report finds that Paris needs to prepare now for risk of costly Seine flood.
This page presents information on the work of the OECD regulatory policy division by latest initiatives, themes and projects.
A collection of OECD regulatory databases, indicators and publications on the performance of regulations, regulatory policy, management and governance from a whole-of-government and sector perspective (e.g. electricity, transport, telecommunication, postal services, finance, manufacturing, retail distribution, construction, tourism, computer services and professional services)
This programme on Measuring Regulatory Performance addresses a key concern to governments and namely demonstrates how regulatory governance improvements deliver economic benefits to business and citizens as well as broader public welfare.
This page provides a list of all the publications, surveys and policy briefs that were produced by the OECD Division on Regulatory Policy in the context of the programme on Measuring Regulatory Performance.
The OECD NER provides the opportunity for economic regulators from different sectors and different jurisdiction to discuss and share experiences and frame the features of a “world class regulator”.
Trust in government is declining in many OECD countries. The financial crisis has strained the relationship between government and citizens, which in turn has reduced the ability of governments to act. Restoring trust in the ability of government to regulate markets, manage public finances and deliver services is necessary for a return to sustainable and inclusive growth.