OECD Product Market Regulation Statistics

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The OECD has developed a range of indicators of product market regulation at both the economy-wide and sectoral levels. All of these indicators measure the extent to which policy settings promote or inhibit competition in areas of the product market where competition is viable.

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Keywords:  competition, investment, trade, entrepreneurship, regulation, product markets, business

Sectoral Regulation: Retail trade (Edition 2014) You do not have access to this content

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1998, 2003, 2008, 2013

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The OECD cross-section sectoral indicators measure regulatory conditions in the professional services and retail distribution sectors. The retail indicators cover barriers to entry, operational restrictions, and price controls. These indicators were updated and revised; they are now estimated for 34 OECD countries for the years 1998, 2003, around 2008 and 2013 and for another set of non-OECD countries for 2013. Users of the data must be aware that they may no longer fully reflect the current situation in fast reforming countries. Not all data are available for all countries for all years.


Keywords:  operational restrictions, price controls, Retail distribution, barriers to entry
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