What is the role of the OECD in regulation? What has it achieved? What are the challenges? We answer these questions by providing an historical account of the emergence and consolidation of the ‘better regulation’ agenda, considering the processes that led the organization to become world leader in the production of regulatory indicators, and looking at the debate on regulatory policy 2.0. The OECD has not been the only international organization orchestrating the regulatory reform agenda, but its position is fundamental. Looking at the future, the OECD itself acknowledges that after30 years, better regulation needs to be re-configured to meet the socio-technical transformations and political challenges of the present world.

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