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Following the collapse of the former Soviet Union (FSU) and Hungary?s economic ties with the countries of the Council of Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) in 1989 to 1991, the country underwent a difficult period of transition from the former sta...
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The telecommunications industry has undergone significant regulatory reform over the last decade. By 1998, 23 of the OECD countries had liberalised their telecommunications market, including voice telephony, infrastructure investment and investme...
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Does the national regulatory system allow market participants to take full advantage of competitive markets? Reducing regulatory barriers to trade and investment enables countries in an expanding global economy to benefit more fully from comparat...
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Does the national regulatory system allow enterprises to take full advantage of competitive global markets? Reducing regulatory barriers to trade and investment enables countries to benefit more fully from comparative advantage and innovation.
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This is the background report on "Government Capacity to Assure High-Quality Regulation" of the publication OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Finland, published in 2003.
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Competition policy should be integrated into the general policy framework for regulation. Competition policy is central to regulatory reform, because its principles and analysis provide a benchmark for assessing the quality of economic and social...
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This report assesses regulations and the regulatory process in Finland in terms of their impact on international competition through trade and investment, as well as the extent to which trade perspectives are incorporated into the general policy ...
This OECD Review of Regulatory Reform of Norway presents an overall picture, set within a macro-economic context, of regulatory achievements and challenges including regulatory quality, competition policy, and market openness.
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Are national administrations able to produce social and economic regulations that are based on the core principles of good regulation? Regulatory reform requires the development of administrative capacities within the public sector to judge when ...
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The Spanish government has had a strong commitment to liberalisation of the electricity sector. The Spanish electricity reform law passed in November 1997, which built on previous reform efforts over the past decade, created an open wholesale mar...