Regulatory Agencies

Agency proliferation and the globalization of the regulatory state: Introducing a data set on the institutional features of regulatory agencies

State structures have experienced significant transformation with the spread of globalization. This paper examines how to measure one major change that has occurred in recent decades: the worldwide proliferation of public agencies with regulatory …

Are regulatory agencies independent in practice? Evidence from board members in Spain

Regulation & Governance published the article “Are regulatory agencies independent in practice? Evidence from board members in Spain” on April 2015. The article is based on an inedit dataset on the identities of regulators in Spain (1980-2010) collected with the support of a grant from the Catalan School of Public Administration. The link at the School contains the documentation and full report of the research project. The research project was carried out at IBEI.

The global diffusion of regulatory agencies: channels of transfer and stages of diffusion

Comparative Political Studies published the article “The global diffusion of regulatory agencies: channels of transfer and stages of diffusion” in 2011. The article is based on an inedit dataset. This is the accompanying digital page which provides the dataset and more comprehensive information about the collected data. Online material Codebook contains a detailed description of the creation of the database, including criteria for the definition of the units of analysis and the coverage by countries and sectors.