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  

14 December 2021
Case Studies on the Regulatory Challenges Raised by Innovation and the Regulatory Responses

27 October 2021
Driving Performance at Brazil’s Electricity Regulatory Agency 

Impulsionando o Desempenho da Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica do Brasil

25 October 2021
Improving Regulatory Delivery in Food Safety: Mitigating Old and New Risks, and Fostering Recovery 

14 October 2021
OECD Regulatory Policy Outlook 2021

14 October 2021
Seventh ASEAN-OECD Good Regulatory Practices Network

14 October 2021
Regulatory Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Southeast Asia

6 October 2021
Recomendation on Agile Regulatory Governance to Harness Innovation

25 September 2021
Data-Driven, Information-Enabled Regulatory Delivery

22 September 2021
Regulatory Governance in the Pesticide Sector in Mexico / SP

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

30 July 2021
2021 International Regulatory Co-operation EN / SP

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

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



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
Better regulation and innovation

Assessing the benefits of regulatory reform for citizens and business


Integrate RIAs in the development of new regulations

  ‌‌Regulation and emerging technologies

Address the regulatory challenges and seize the opportunities stemming from innovation