Better Regulation in the EU and the Netherlands: A Comparison of Impact Assessment Systems

31-07-2015

EU and Dutch Better Regulation agendas have converged in recent years in terms of input (impact assessment systems) and output (quantitative targets). This study presents a organisational analysis of both IA systems and comes to the conclusion that although progress has been made. However, there still is considerable work to be done in managing the interdependence of both systems in terms of methodologies and carrying out IAs between the national and EU level.

EU and Dutch Better Regulation agendas have converged in recent years in terms of input (impact assessment systems) and output (quantitative targets). This study presents a organisational analysis of both IA systems and comes to the conclusion that although progress has been made. However, there still is considerable work to be done in managing the interdependence of both systems in terms of methodologies and carrying out IAs between the national and EU level.