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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.
An ongoing project aims to develop options for measuring regulatory performance and to provide consolidated information on measuring practices in a number of OECD countries.
This page provides a list of all the publications, surveys and policy briefs that were produced by the OECD Division on Regulatory Policy in the context of the programme on Measuring Regulatory Performance.
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This study provides a critical literature review of the theory and quantitative evidence of the impact of regulatory policy. It surveys the literature on existing attempts at measuring the contribution of regulatory policy to improved performance.
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This paper examines country practices for measuring the performance of regulatory policy, and develops options for a set of indicators that OECD countries can use for their regulatory policy evaluation. It appraises a large number of regulatory indicators by using a set of criteria, suggesting how and when they should be adopted, and for which purpose.
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This paper develops a framework for systematically evaluating the performance of regulations and regulatory policies. It discusses the complexity of attributing changes in economic or welfare outcomes to changes in regulation and regulatory policy and shows the categories of measures for evaluating regulatory policies.
The OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Turkey presents an overall picture, set within a macro-economic context, of regulatory achievements and challenges including regulatory quality, competition policy, and market openness.
Risk-based approaches to the design of regulation and compliance strategies can improve the welfare of citizens by providing better protection from hazards, more efficient government services and reduced costs for business.
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.