Ireland


  • 21-February-2018

    English

    Driving Performance at Ireland's Commission for Regulation of Utilities

    As 'market referees', regulators contribute to the delivery of essential public utilities. Their organisational culture, behaviour and governance are important factors in how regulators, and the sectors they oversee, perform. The OECD Performance Assessment Framework for Economic Regulators (PAFER) looks at the institutions, processes and practices that can create an organisational culture of performance and results. The report uses PAFER to assess elements linked to both the internal and external governance of Ireland's Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU). The review acknowledges the achievements and good practices put in place by the regulator since its creation. It also analyses the key drivers of CRU’s performance and proposes an integrated reform package to help the regulator prepare for the future.
  • 3-October-2012

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    Better Regulation in Europe: Ireland

    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.

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  • 8-December-2010

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    Regulatory Reform in OECD Countries: Reports by Country

    The unique OECD peer review process has helped improve public policy. It assesses how countries manage the design, adoption and enforcement of regulations according to a conceptual framework. It ensures comparability while taking account of institutional and cultural differences across countries.

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  • 28-April-2008

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    OECD Public Management Reviews - Ireland: Towards an Integrated Public Service

    Ireland's economic success story is one that many OECD countries would like to emulate. Of the many factors linked to this success, the public sector’s role is key. This report analyses what the sector has accomplished so far, how it can keep renewing itself, and how it can perpetuate its success.

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  • 15-June-2006

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    Ireland's Housing Boom: What Has Driven it and Have Prices Overshot? (Economics Department Working Paper 492)

    This working paper looks at the housing market and the risks that it poses to the Irish economy.

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  • 15-June-2006

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    Boosting Competition in Ireland (Economics Department Working Paper 491)

    This working paper discusses ways to strengthen competition in order to boost productivity growth and help restrain inflation in Ireland.

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  • 15-May-2003

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    Regulatory Reform in the Telecommunications Industry in Ireland

    The telecommunications sector in OECD countries has seen significant regulatory reform in recent years. Twenty-four OECD countries had, in 2000, unrestricted market access to all forms of telecommunications, including voice telephony, infrastruct...

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  • 15-May-2003

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    Regulatory Reform in Electricity, Gas, Pharmacies, and Legal Services in Ireland

    The Irish electricity and gas sectors are dominated by two vertically integrated state-owned entities, the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and Bord Gáis, respectively. Electricity and gas demand are growing rapidly, reflecting GDP growth.

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  • 15-May-2003

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    Government Capacity to Assure High Quality Regulation in Ireland

    Can the national administration ensure that social and economic regulations are based on core principles of good regulation? Regulatory reform requires clear policies and the administrative machinery to carry them out, backed up by concrete polit...

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  • 1-May-2001

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    Regulatory Reform in Ireland

    This review on Ireland presents an integrated assessment of regulatory reform in framework areas such as the quality of the public sector, competition policy and enforcement, and market openness with recommendations for regulatory reform.

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