Best Practices / Guidelines


11-February-2014

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Competition issues under discussion

This page provides working papers by the Secretariat and invited experts under discussion at recent and forthcoming OECD Competition meetings. The proceedings with the full set of documents relating to these topics will become available on

6-February-2014

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Practitioner's Guide to Perception Surveys

Now more than ever, OECD countries are investing significant resources in regulatory policies and reforms. The OECD has developed a guide that helps officials use perception surveys to evaluate and communicate the results of reform processes.

6-February-2014

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Indicators of Regulatory Management Systems

Almost 200 indicators offer comprehensive insights into trends in regulatory reform and identify leading regulatory management practices.

  • Recommendations
  • Government at a Glance 2011
  • 23-January-2014

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    Overview of work and projects

    This page presents information on the work of the OECD regulatory policy division by latest initiatives, themes and projects.

    23-January-2014

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    The OECD Network of Economic Regulators

    The OECD NER provides the opportunity for economic regulators from different sectors and different jurisdiction to discuss and share experiences and frame the features of a “world class regulator”.

    3-December-2013

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    Alternatives to Regulation

    Alternatives to regulation provide a framework to assist policy makers in selecting instruments that are particularly applicable in different circumstances, facilitating the desire of many countries to reduce red tape and the burdens imposed on agents by unnecessary or overly prescriptive regulation.

    19-November-2013

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    Regulatory Impact Analysis

    Here you will find information on OECD work and publications on the topic of Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) as well as member country guidance on conducting impact assessments.

    Related Documents

    17-October-2013

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    Better Regulation in Europe: Austria

    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.

    31-August-2013

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    Public Consultation on the Governance of Regulators

    A consultation on the OECD Best Practice Governance Principles for Regulators was held. The consultation period is now closed.

    31-August-2013

    English

    Public Consultation on Enforcement and Inspections

    The goal of this public consultation was to present a basis for discussion on key issues of enforcement and inspections. The principles address the design of policies, institutions and tools to promote effective compliance – and the process of reforming inspection services to achieve results.

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