Occupational entry regulations and their effects on productivity in services

Occupational licensing
Joint OECD & PIIE web launch on “Occupational licensing – introducing a new measure & firm level evidence”, on Tuesday 31st March 2020 at 10:00-11:15 Washington DC (EST)/ 16:00-17:15 Paris (CET).

Using novel cross-country data on a wide set of personal and professional services, this project presents evidence on the scope and implications of occupational licensing regulations.

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Indicators of Product Market Regulation

Product market regulation can and should be done in a way that does not hamper competition and entry of firms.  Since 1998, the OECD has been developing Product Market Regulation (PMR) Indicators to to track regulation in product and services markets and reforms in this area.

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