Designing occupational regulations capable of balancing the need to protect consumers on the one hand with the need to minimize barriers to employment and entrepreneurship on the other has become a public policy priority in many countries, including China. In a State Council executive meeting on December 30, 2019, the Chinese Premier addressed this reality by announcing: “China will phase out all performance-based qualifications for skilled personnel and pursue an occupational skill ranking system to train market-oriented skilled workers.” As the US, EU, and other developed nations reconsider occupational licensing there are important takeaways from the Chinese experience.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Aug 2 2021|
- occupational licensing
- comparative economics