World Bank Group Doing Business Report

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Governance Assessment Profile

The World Bank Group's Doing Business Report


The World Bank Group's Doing Business Report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement for local firms across 11 indicators in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. The information below was compiled from responses to AidData’s 2016 GDA Snap Poll, which asked public, private and civil society leaders to answer 11 questions about whether, when, and why they use governance data in their work. A total of 280 participants to the snap poll indicated familiarity with the Doing Business Report.


Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, and Samantha Custer. 2016. In the Eye of the Beholder: When is governance data “good enough”? Williamsburg, VA. AidData at the College of William & Mary and the Governance Data Alliance.


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