Regulatory reform

4th expert workshop, Re-Boosting Growth: Overcoming Challenges to Measuring and Reducing Compliance Costs

 

‌Berlin, 11-12 June 2012

 

Measuring Performance, Berlin 12 June 2012Participants shared approaches and techniques for measuring compliance costs and identifying strategies for cutting regulatory costs that contribute to re-boosting growth and to delivering improved welfare outcomes. The workshop took place in Berlin and was hosted by the German Federal Chancellery and the National Regulatory Control Council. Delegates and experts from 25 countries exchanged experience and good practices and focused both on the technical challenges in measuring compliance costs and benefits of regulations, and on the political challenges in reducing costs to stimulate growth and maximise welfare outcomes.

 

 

 

 

This meeting was part of an annual series of expert meetings on . Other meetings have focussed on the implementation of the 2012 Recommendation (Stockholm 2013), on developing a framework for measuring regulatory performance (Madrid 2011), on the use of perception surveys (Istanbul 2010), and on indicators of regulatory management systems (London 2009).

This meeting was part of an annual series of expert meetings on Measuring Regulatory Performance. Other meetings have focussed on assessing the implementation of the 2012 Recommendation (Stockholm 2013), on measuring and reducing compliance costs (Berlin 2012), on developing a framework for measuring regulatory performance (Madrid 2011) and on the use of perception surveys (Istanbul 2010).

Session 1: Why reduce compliance costs? The impact of regulatory burdens on growth and welfare outcomes
Session 2a: Measuring compliance costs – Methodologies and institutional arrangements
  • , Chief Regulatory Analysis, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Switzerland
  • , Economic Adviser, Economics, Strategy and Better Regulation Group, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, United Kingdom
Session 2b: Measuring compliance costs – Integrating practical methodologies in impact assessments
  • , Advisor to the Minister of State, Better Regulation Unit, Federal Chancellery, Germany
  • , Policy Advisor Better Regulation, the Regulatory Reform Group, Netherlands
Session 3: Maximising benefits of regulations
  • , Senior Policy Analyst, Policy Division, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • , Assistant Commissioner, Australian Productivity Commission
Session 4: Controlling regulatory expenditures - from measurement to impact
  • , Senior Policy Analyst, Policy Division, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • , Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry of Economy and Finance, France
  • , Deputy Director, Better Regulation Executive, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, United Kingdom, and Ms. Casey Malynn, Economic Adviser, Economics, Strategy and Better Regulation Group, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, United Kingdom

Background documents


For further information, please contact Christiane Arndt (christiane.arndt@oecd.org).

 

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Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (China)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Administered Areas
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Serbia and Montenegro (pre-June 2006)
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
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  • South Sudan
  • Spain
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  • Sudan
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  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (UK)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe