The World Bank Group is formulating a new approach to assessing the business and investment climate in economies worldwide following the discontinuation of the Doing Business project. Updates on the development of the new Business Ready (B-READY) project will be published as they become available.
Enterprise Surveys provide the world's most comprehensive company-level data in emerging markets and developing economies. Data are available on 191,000 firms in 154 countries. Data are used to create indicators that benchmark the quality of the business and investment climate across countries. Visit Enterprise Surveys on Facebook.
Women, Business and the Law (WBL) measures gender inequality in the law. The dataset diagnoses legal barriers limiting women’s full economic participation and encourages policymakers to reform discriminatory laws and regulations. Its fifth edition will cover 190 economies and 8 topics: Accessing institutions, Using property, Getting a job, Providing incentives to work, Going to court and Protecting women from violence.
The Global Indicators of Regulatory Governance present new measures of transparency, civic participation and government accountability across the life cycle of regulations. The project collects data for 185 countries worldwide. Visit Global Indicators of Regulatory Governance