Regulatory policy

Indicators of sectoral regulation (NMR)

 

Indicators of Sectoral Regulation (NMR)

Since 2008 the Indicators of Sectoral Regulation (NMR) listed below have been integrated into the Product Market Regulation (PMR) Indicators. How this was done is elaborated in the OECD Working Paper Ten years of product market reform in OECD countries – insights from a revised PMR indicator (2009).

 


Indicators of Regulation in Energy, Transport and Communications (ETCR)

The OECD Indicators of Regulation in Energy, Transport and Communications (ETCR) summarise regulatory provisions in OECD countries in seven sectors: telecoms, electricity, gas, post, rail, air passenger transport, and road freight. The time series dataset covers the period between 1975 and 2008. Since 2008 the Indicators are integrated in the Product Market Regulation (PMR) Indicators.

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Regulation in Retail Trade Indicators

These indicators measure regulatory conditions in OECD countries in the retail sector for the years 1998, 2003 and 2008. Since 2008 the Indicators are integrated in the Product Market Regulation (PMR) Indicators.

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Indicators of Regulatory Conditions in the Professional Services

The Indicators of Regulatory Conditions in the Professional Services measure regulatory conditions in the professional services, including cover entry and conduct regulation in the legal, accounting, engineering, and architectural professions. Data is available for 1998, 2003 and 2008 for up to 34 OECD countries. Since 2008 the Indicators are integrated in the Product Market Regulation (PMR) Indicators.

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Indicators of Regulation Impact

Indicators of Regulation Impact are sectoral indicators that measure the ‘knock-on’ effects of regulation in non-manufacturing sectors on all sectors of the economy. Since 2008 the Indicators are integrated in the Product Market Regulation (PMR) Indicators.

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