Quantitative Notes on the Extent of Governmental Regulations in Various OECD Nations
36 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2001
This essay attempts a quantitative evaluation of the extent of governmental regulation of industry in 21 OECD nations, using several business surveys as a data base. Employing this experimental measure, the essay then explores quantitatively three questions: Is government ownership complementary or a substitute to regulation? What are the determinants of the extent of government regulation? And what is the relationship between governmental effectiveness and the extent of governmental regulation.
Keywords: government regulation, regulation impacts, regulation determinants, public ownership
JEL Classification: L50, L51, P52
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