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Competition is about increasing choice and efficiency to benefit consumers and make the economy more productive. This applies also to utilities which in many countries have been liberalised (such as electricity, water, railways and telecoms), are subject to regulation (banking and other financial services) or where the government plays an important role (healthcare, education and local public services).
This Guide provides concrete recommendations of high impact reforms to simplify the processes of business start ups, construction permits, property registration, procurement, and to upgrade regulatory transparency and efficiency in the management of formalities in Mexico.
The aim of this workshop was to present recent developments in implementing Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Czech Republic as well as to enable an exposure to different approaches in some leading OECD countries.
English, Excel, 2,474kb
This Guide provides recommendations of high impact reforms that can be implemented in the short term as well as new sections on regulatory governance, six case studies of citizen councils at the state level, and 19 good practices in the implementation of the recommendations of the 2010 Guide.
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These are the annexes of the Guide to Improve the Regulatory Quality of State and Municipal Formalities in Mexico.
This review of regulatory reform in China covers the overall economic context, the government’s capacity to manage regulatory reform, competition policy and enforcement, and market openness.
This page presents the background reports that were prepared in the framework of the OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Hungary as well as information on a workshop held in May 2012 on cutting administrative burdens on citizens in Hungary.
This review of regulatory reform in Russia covers the overall economic context, the government’s capacity to manage regulatory reform, competition policy and enforcement, and market openness. This page also presents material on regulatory impact assessment.
Work published by the OECD Regulatory Policy Divison is available here and presents publications since 2010.
The United States has been a world leader in regulatory reform for a quarter century. The US is not less regulated than other countries, but differently regulated due to the pro-competition policy stance of federal regulatory regimes, and the openness and contestability of regulatory processes.