Publications

  • 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.

  • 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.