The ETCR indicators summarise regulatory provisions in seven non-manufacturing sectors: telecoms, electricity, gas, post, rail, air passenger transport, and road freight.
As “referees” of the markets that provide water, energy, transport, communications, and financial services to citizens, regulators must balance competing wants and needs from ministers, regulated industries and end-users independently, where undue influence can be exercised.
Regulatory agencies are at the forefront of making sure citizens and industry have fundamental essential services to create enjoyable, prosperous and safe places to live, work and do business.
New set of principles addressing the design of the policies, institutions and tools to promote effective compliance – and the process of reforming inspection services.
Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) is a policy tool widely used in OECD countries. It examines and measures the likely benefits, costs and effects of new or changed regulations.
Almost 200 indicators offer comprehensive insights into trends in regulatory reform and identify leading regulatory management practices.
Well-functioning judicial systems play a crucial role in determining economic performance – notably by guaranteeing the security of property rights and the enforcement of contracts – but not all countries’ judiciaries operate at the same level of efficiency.