This review finds that like other central and eastern European countries, Poland underwent fundamental change in the 1990s as it made the transition from a planned to a market economy. Today Poland has a functioning market economy together with a democratic framework of state institutions.
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Can the national administration ensure that social and economic regulations are based on core principles of good regulation? Regulatory reform requires clear policies and the administrative machinery to carry them out, backed by concrete politica...
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The following note and preliminary agenda details the Mexico workshop to be organised in Merida, Mexico on 24-25 April 2002.
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Following up the invitation to the Second Workshop of the APEC-OECD Co-operative Initiative on Regulatory Reform to be held in Merida, Mexico on 24-25 April, we would like to provide all delegates with specific information regarding visa requirem...
The policy statements presented in this first edition of the Monitoring Instruments describe the programme of structural reform in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Romania.
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Entrepreneurship and business activities are shaped not only by markets, but also by regulatory and administrative environments established by governments. Regulations and formalities are important tools used by governments to carry out public po...
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The raft of regulatory reforms in the Philippines gained momentum in 1992 following the ascendance of the Ramos administration. Market-oriented policies started in the telecommunications sector, then through the banking, shipping, and transport s...
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The Lisbon European Council (spring 2000) asked the Commission "to set out a strategy for further co-ordinated action to simplify the regulatory environment", as a consequence of the effects of the global economy and the faster development of new...
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This paper contains a discussion about some of the initiatives Australian governments have undertaken to reduce the burden of red tape on business. The initiatives involved the three tiers of Australian government; local, state and territory and ...
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This study explores the mechanisms used by the Korean Government to enhance transparency and to conduct consultation with civil society in terms of trade and environmental issues. It also describes civil society’s experience and assessment regard...