Regulatory policy

Events on Measuring Regulatory Performance


The OECD organises annual expert workshops on measuring regulatory performance which gather country officials, academic experts, and OECD policy analysts to discuss topics related to measuring regulatory performance. For each workshop,  you will find all proceedings, background documents and presentations.


Strengthening democracy through more participatory, responsive and transparent rule-making

14th conference, Helsinki, 19-20 September 2023

Better Regulation: meeting the challenges of the 21st Century

13th conference, Brussels, 28-29 June 2022

Agile regulatory oversight for the 21st century

12th conference, Ottawa, 22 June 2021

The future of law-making

11th conference, Oslo, 13-14 June 2019

Measuring the implementation of regulation

10th conference, Mexico, 5-6 June 2018

This Conference brought together over 100 participants from 14 countries to discuss ways to measure the implementation of regulation.

Closing the regulatory cycle: effective ex post evaluation for improved policy outcomes

9th conference, Lisbon, 20-21 June 2017

This Conference brought together over 80 participants from 22 countries and identified appropriate institutions and processes needed to close the regulatory cycle through effective ex post evaluation.
Realising Impact: The Role of Institutional Frameworks in Regulatory Policy

8th conference, Sydney, 15-16 June 2016

This conference brought together government officials, academics and OECD delegates to identify effective ways to improve institutional frameworks for regulatory policy to drive inclusive growth.

Embedding Regulatory Policy in Law and Practice

7th expert workshop, Reykjavik, 18-19 June 2015

Government officials, academics and OECD delegates identified the challenges to the consistent implementation of regulatory policy and ways to ensure that it is embedded in both law and practice.

Evaluating Stakeholder Engagement in Regulatory Policy

6th expert workshop, The Hague, 17-18 June 2014

Government officials, academics and OECD delegates discussed how countries can evaluate and improve their practices to engage with stakeholders in the design, implementation and review of regulations.

Assessing the Implementation of the 2012 Recommendation of the Council on Regulatory Policy and Governance

5th expert workshop, Stockholm, 3-4  June 2013

Delegates and experts discussed best practice implementation of the Recommendation and how to benchmark progress over time.


Re-Boosting Growth: Overcoming Challenges to Measuring and Reducing Compliance Costs


4th expert workshop, Berlin, 11-12 June 2012

This workshop shared approaches and techniques for measuring compliance costs and identified strategies for cutting regulatory costs that contribute to re-boosting growth and to delivering improved welfare outcomes.

Developing a Framework for Measuring Regulatory Performance in OECD Countries

3rd expert workshop, Madrid, 26-27 September 2011

This workshop addressed two key policy issues: How can countries demonstrate that investing in their systems for regulatory policy and management delivers improvements to their economies and societies? How can they identify further investments in better regulatory policy to yield the highest dividends?

The Use of Perception Surveys in OECD Countries

2nd expert workshop, Istanbul, 21-22 June 2010

This workshop explored how countries can integrate two key concepts of regulatory reform policy: a user-centered attitude towards businesses and citizens; and the need to incorporate evaluation into the regulatory reform policy cycle.
Indicators of Regulatory Management Systems

1st expert workshop, London, 2-3 April 2009

This workshop offered an opportunity to take stock of the work on regulatory management indicators and discuss the results as well as highlight the contribution of indicators to policy making. It also offered an opportunity to discuss output and performance measurement issues and briefed participants on indicator methodology.

For further information, please contact Christiane Arndt-Bascle.


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