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Fiscal equalisation is a transfer of fiscal resources across jurisdictions to offset disparities in revenue raising capacity or public service cost. It covers on average 2.5% of GDP or 5% of total government expenditure across OECD countries.
This workshop took place 4 December 2008. Its aim was to present international experience with regulatory impact assessment and provide the Russian audience with an introduction to comparative RIA methodologies.
This is the Japanese version of Regulatory Reform in Russia and covers the overall economic context, the government’s capacity to manage regulatory reform, competition policy and enforcement, and market openness. It also examines the electricity and railroad sectors.
Russia is the first non-member country to request a regulatory review in the framework of the OECD Horizontal Country Review Programme.