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Regulatory Reforms For Improving The Business Environment In Selected Asian Economies? How Monitoring And Comparative Benchmarking Can Provide Incentive For Reform

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This paper also identifies areas where reform has taken place and where further efforts are needed, such as addressing policy uncertainties, the quality of governance and legal and institutional frameworks, and inadequate regulatory capacity. Attending to these shortcomings will require policymakers to implement structural reforms that improve efficiency and competitiveness by minimizing unnecessary regulatory barriers in business activities, encouraging private incentives and market discipline, creating a level playing field across all sectors, and fostering competition to upgrade institutional capacity.