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This report analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in Switzerland. It also includes policy recommendations developed by the OECD. The Reform Programme aims at assisting governments in improving regulatory quality.
This review presents an overall picture, set within a macroeconomic context, of regulatory achievements and challenges in Switzerland, including regulatory quality, competition policy, and market openness.
Governance is the next issue the People’s Republic of China needs to tackle. This report shows how governance impacts on public action by looking at different policy sectors, takes stock of the progress made in public management and public finance, and explores policy options for the future.
This page provides background information on the use of alternatives to traditional command and control regulations.
This page provides information on tools which can be used to improve regulatory quality to assess existing or proposed legislation and regulations.
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This checklist was approved by the OECD Council in 1995, the fist internatioanlly accepted set of principles on regulatory quality.
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The OECD organised an expert meeting on the institutional design of regulatory authorities, which was hosted by the United Kingdom on 10-11 January 2005 in London. The proceedings from the meeting are now available.
This paper presents, discusses and analyses the use of RIA in OECD memberstates, and identifies challenges for developing countries in establishing appropriate RIA systems.
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The checklist is a voluntary tool that member economies may use to evaluate their respective regulatory reform efforts. There is no single model of regulatory reform, but this does not mean that standards, goals and well-structured institutions do not matter. Based on the accumulated knowledge of APEC and the OECD, the Checklist highlights key issues that should be considered during the process of development and implementation of
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This booklet is a framework for determining the administrative burdens of businesses. It describes the framework for a quantitative methodology that can be applied in all countries.