This page displays the full list of publications in the "cutting red tape" series
English, PDF, 2,025kb
This report summarises the results of the survey on regulatory enforcement and inspections conducted among OECD countries in 2012. The report draws some general conclusions from this survey and provides theoretical background on the topic. It also suggests some recommendations for organising and reforming inspections.
English, PDF, 1,423kb
This report summarises experience of OECD and non-OECD countries with reforming inspections, attempts to present some of the most interesting and successful experiences suggesting that some good practices may be valid beyond the countries where they were initially pioneered.
German, PDF, 587kb
This is the German translation of the 2012 Recommendation of the Council on Regulatory Policy and Governance. It sets the current thinking of how to effectively implement regulatory policy in countries, based on over a decade of OECD experience.
The OECD Secretariat has extended its database on regulatory management indicators to the following countries: Brazil, Chile, Estonia, Israel, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa. The results can be downloaded in the form of individual country notes.
This Recommendation is the first international instrument to address regulatory policy, management and governance as a whole-of-government activity. It sets out the measures by which governments can implement or advance regulatory reform.
The goal of the workshop was to gather policy makers and experts involved in regulatory enforcement and inspections and enable the exchange of experience among them to share approaches to inspections and their reforms.
Spanish, PDF, 565kb
This is the Spanish translation of the 2012 Recommendation of the Council on Regulatory Policy and Governance. It sets the current thinking of how to effectively implement regulatory policy in countries, based on over a decade of OECD experience.
The OECD with the Ministry of Economy, Mexico and COFEMER conducted a four-day seminar for Federal and Provincial officials, as well as academics and consultants, on how to conduct and implement Regulatory Impact Assessments
The EU Better Regulation project is a partnership between the OECD and the European Commission. It draws on the initiatives for Better Regulation promoted by both organisations over the last few years.