The Governance of Regulators
- 2415-1440 (online)
- 2415-1432 (print)
Good regulatory outcomes depend on more than well-designed rules and regulations.They also require bodies to administer these rules to ensure that the right policy outcomes are realised. Regulators are at the delivery end of the policy cycle, where they oversee sectors and markets that provide essential services to citizens. The governance of regulators helps ensure that regulatory decisions are credible and inspire confidence.
The Role of Economic Regulators in the Governance of Infrastructure
- 20 Mar 2017
- 9789264272804 (PDF) ;9789264272651(print)
Economic regulators are responsible for ensuring that infrastructure services are delivered efficiently, where competition on its own is unable to achieve this outcome. Based on a survey of 34 economic regulators covering 77 sectors and subsectors including energy, transport, communications and water, this report explores how economic regulators carry out this task, and suggests how this experience can be usefully applied in the governance of infrastructure more broadly.