Research and analysis

Comparative analysis of regulatory regimes in global economies

A thematic analysis drawn from comparisons of the UK’s regulatory systems to other world-leading regulatory regimes.


Comparative analysis of regulatory regimes in global economies

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This study investigates global economies whose regulatory regimes are leading in area-specific outcome measures.

The research focussed on 3 themes in its comparison of the UK with these other world-leading regimes:

  • the effects of rules-based versus principles-based approaches to regulating
  • the UK’s use of private third parties to play a leading role in the implementation of regulations
  • the complexity of regulatory regimes in the UK compared to leading third countries
Published 13 November 2018