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World Bank’s Doing Business report

3 July 2017 | Inside the institutions

The World Bank Doing Business report has been published every year since 2003 and now features among the institution’s most influential publications. The report ranks 190 economies based on two measures and eleven areas of business regulation as defined by the World Bank.

This Inside the institutions looks at the Doing Business report and retraces key steps in its history and development, explains how ratings are calculated and outlines some of the main criticisms regarding its methodology and ideological background.

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