Red tape is burdensome to companies, inhibits entrepreneurship, and reduces competitiveness.
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The OECD project on regulatory reform has focussed on measures and systems which can improve the efficiency of regulatory systems.
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Since the first half of the 1990s, Swedish regulators have been kept busy with a range of issues, covering for instance deregulation, privatisation and accession to the European Union.
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This report analyses regulatory policies, institutions and tools in Sweden from a regulatory policy perspective in an international context.
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In the early 1990‘s Sweden made an impressive change in the direction of its competition law and policy.
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Multi-level regulatory governance is of growing importance in terms of day-to-day regulatory management, rule-making and enforcement.
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This report analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in Switzerland. It also includes policy recommendations developed by the OECD. The Reform Programme aims at assisting governments in improving regulatory quality.
This review presents an overall picture, set within a macroeconomic context, of regulatory achievements and challenges in Switzerland, including regulatory quality, competition policy, and market openness.
Governance is the next issue the People’s Republic of China needs to tackle. This report shows how governance impacts on public action by looking at different policy sectors, takes stock of the progress made in public management and public finance, and explores policy options for the future.
This page provides background information on the use of alternatives to traditional command and control regulations.