Regulatory policy



‌Regulatory policy
is about achieving government's objectives through the use of regulations, laws, and other instruments to deliver better economic and social outcomes and thus enhance the life of citizens and business.


Latest updates  

13 September 2021
Compendium of International Organisations’ Practices: Working Towards More Effective International Instruments

14 July 2021
Implementing Regulatory Impact Assessment at Peru’s National Superintendence of Sanitation Services

16 June 2021
Progress Review of Latvia’s Public Utilities Commission - Driving Performance

11 June 2021
Public consultation on the draft OECD Recommendation on Agile Regulatory Governance to Harness Innovation

27 May 2021
Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Philippines

5 May 2021
Driving Performance at Portugal’s Energy Services Regulatory Authority - Portuguese

8 April 2021
Seventh ASEAN-OECD Good Regulatory Practices Network: Innovative Recovery: Responsive Regulatory Systems for Economic Recovery and Prosperity

10 March 2021
Learning from Australia’s oversight of Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA)

3 February 2021
How do laws and regulations affect competitiveness: The role for regulatory impact assessment

6 January 2021
Facilitating the implementation of the Mexican Supreme Audit Institution’s mandate: Regulatory Policy and Governance

20 January 2021
Good regulatory practices and co-operation in trade agreements: A historical perspective and stocktaking

18 January 2021
Public consultation on the draft OECD Best Practice Principles on International Regulatory Co-operation

17 December 2020
The Governance of Regulators in Latin America

Thailand: Regulatory Management and Oversight Reforms - A Diagnostic Scan

4 December 2020
OECD Best Practice Principles: Reviewing the Stock of Regulation - Examiner la réglementation existante

2 December 2020
Regulatory policy and the Covid-19 crisis

18 November 2020
Regulatory policy and COVID-19: Behavioural insights for fast-paced decision making

16 November 2020
Shaping the Future of Regulators - The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Economic Regulators

27 and 29 October 2020
9th meeting of the Ibero American and the Caribbean Network of Regulatory Improvement


13-14 January 2020
OECD Global Conference on Governance Innovation


OECD Recommendation and Principles


Publications and events 

  Administrative simplification

Comprehensive framework to guide government reforms


Latest events and publications on regulatory policy


Review the stock of regulations to reduce unnecessary burdens


Regulatory policy and global relations

Network of Economic Regulators

International regulatory co-operation

Supporting reforms beyond the OECD


Share experiences and good practices in economic regulation


Promote the co-ordination of rules and their enforcement


Measuring Regulatory Performance
Regulatory Impact Analysis
Regulation and emerging technologies

Assessing the benefits of regulatory reform for citizens and business


Integrate RIAs in the development of new regulations

  ‌‌Regulation and emerging technologies

Tackle regulatory  challenges raised by emerging technologies