• Doing Business 2017

    Comparing Business Regulation for Domestic Firms in 190 Economies. Doing business report demonstrates the power of a simple idea: measure and report the actual effect of government policy.

  • Doing Business 2016

    Over the 13 years since its inception the Doing Business report has become one of the world’s most influential policy publications. It is an annual report on the state of health of economies based on detailed diagnostics not of the relatively more visible features (such as growth) and various macroeconomic parameters (such as the public debt) but of underlying and embedded characteristics—such as the regulatory system, the efficacy of the bureaucracy and the nature of business governance.

  • DB15 - Central America and The Dominican Republic Overview

    The strengthening of sustained and inclusive economic growth providing opportunities for all and reducing inequality is a key to achieving shared prosperity in Central America and the Dominican Republic.

  • Doing Business in Italy 2013

    Doing Business in Italy 2013 measures business regulations and their enforcement in 13 Italian cities – Bari, Bologna, Cagliari, Campobasso, Catanzaro, L’Aquila, Milan, Naples, Padua, Palermo, Potenza, Rome and Turin – and 7 ports – Cagliari, Catania, Genoa, Gioia Tauro, Naples, Taranto and Trieste. The report measures regulations affecting 5 stages of the life of a small or medium-size business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, registering property, enforcing contracts and trading across borders.

  • Doing Business in 2013

    Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 185 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. This year’s report data cover regulations measured from June 2011 through May 2012. The report marks the 10th edition of the Doing Business series. Over the past decade, these reports have recorded nearly 2,000 regulatory reforms implemented by 180 economies.