Civil society, trade unions and academics call for permanent end of Doing Business Report as World Bank suspends its publication due to data irregularities.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2019.
As India has risen in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings, it has seen other key development indicators slip.
The Bretton Woods Project's selection of the best books, reports and other resources on the World Bank and IMF from 2018.
The Doing Business Report 2019 criticised by civil society over its promotion of deregulation and low business tax.
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.
Request for critical IMF and World Bank resources of 2017.
A recent ILO publication finds major methodological flaws in reserach papers that the IMF used to justify the weakening of labour regulation.
World Bank publishes minor changes to its Doing Business report, addressing only one of the criticisms of an independent panel review while activists continue to highlight the damage done by the rankings.
Sponsors: EURODAD, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), International Working Group on Trade-Finance Linkages Panelists: Natalia Speer…