The Machinery of Regulatory Reform

Observer 206, June/July 1997
Regulatory reform is evolving rapidly. As experience accumulates, so does understanding of the problems and how they might best be solved. As a result, reform now embraces a much wider range of instruments, processes and institutions than in the early days of simple deregulation strategies. The focus is now on ‘regulatory management’ as an integral part of the permanent business of government. It aims at enabling governments to use regulatory powers more carefully and effectively within globalising and liberalising markets, to react more quickly and to wield a wider range of tools that protect public-policy objectives at lowest cost.
To read the full article, download the PDF file below.

Economic data

GDP growth: +0.5% Q2 2019 year-on-year
Consumer price inflation: 1.9% August 2019 annual
Trade: +0.4% exp, -1.2% imp, Q1 2019
Unemployment: 5.1% August 2019
Last update: 9 September 2019

OECD Observer Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with the latest news from the OECD by signing up for our e-newsletter :

Twitter feed

Subscribe now

<b>Subscribe now!</b>

Have the OECD Observer delivered
to your door

Edition Q2 2019

Previous editions

Don't miss

Most Popular Articles

NOTE: All signed articles in the OECD Observer express the opinions of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the official views of OECD member countries.

All rights reserved. OECD 2019