The RIA Inventaory compares key elements of RIA systems in OECD countries such as type of analysis, scope of coverage, public disclosure, quality control, cost-benefit analysis, social discount rate, risk assessment, effects on competition and market openness, and ex-post monitoring.
This working paper is part of the OECD's 2004 Economic Survey for Hungary and is one of a series of reviews on competition issues across OECD member countries.
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Universal service obligations are common in many of the infrastructure sectors. The obligations are often cited as a justification for limiting entry of new providers because the new providers would cherry-pick the high profit customers who provide the basis for subsidisation of another group of customers. When obligations are beneficial, there are a number of policy traps that can be encountered. Obligations are often not
This seminar on Regulatory Governance took place on 12-13 June in Prague 2003.
"Too much red tape" is one of the most common complaints from businesses and citizens in OECD countries. Filling out forms, asking for permits and licences etc. is often extremely complex and cumbersome.
This report analyses proven approaches commonly adopted by governments to reduce and streamline administrative procedures.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 73, Chapter 6. This chapter reviews recent trends and patterns in FDI and the related activity of foreign affiliates.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 73, Chapter 7. This chapter reviews restrictions on FDI inflows in OECD countries.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 73, Chapter 8. This chapter aims at identifying policy influences on bilateral and overall FDI patterns in the OECD area.
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The telecommunications industry has undergone significant regulatory reform over the last decade. By mid-1999, 23 of the OECD countries had liberalised their telecommunications market, including voice telephony, infrastructure investment and inve...