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Introduction

Claudio M. Radaelli and Fabrizio De Francesco

in Regulatory Quality in Europe

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780719074042
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701577 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719074042.003.0001
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This book discusses the concept of regulatory quality, approaching regulatory reform by taking the institutional context and the policy process into consideration, and using indicators to measure the quality of policies designed to enhance the ability of governments and EU institutions to deliver high-quality regulation. It designs regulatory indicators by considering four classic tools: impact assessment; consultation; simplification; and access and regulatory transparency. This chapter introduces the main themes and explains the regulatory reform and better regulation policy.

Keywords: European politics; regulatory quality; EU institutions; impact assessment; regulatory reform

Chapter.  5336 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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