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Doing Business 2017 is the 14th publication in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 189 economies. This year the publication addresses regulations affecting 10 areas of everyday business activity including: ·Starting a business ·Dealing with construction permits ·Getting electricity ·Registering property ·Getting credit ·Protecting minority investors ·Paying taxes ·Trading across borders ·Enforcing contracts ·Resolving insolvencyDoing Business 2017 updates all indicators as of June 1, 2015, ranks economies on their overall ease of doing business, and analyzes reforms to business regulation – identifying which economies are strengthening their business environment the most. This year’s report expands the paying taxes indicator and includes for the first time an annex on selling to the government, which measures public procurement regulations. This report illustrates how reforms in business regulations are being used to analyze economic outcomes for domestic entrepreneurs and for the wider economy. It is a flagship product produced by the World Bank Group that attracts worldwide attention on regulatory barriers to entrepreneurship. More than 60 economies have used the Doing Business indicators to shape reform agendas and monitor improvements on the ground. In addition, the Doing Business data has generated over 2,100 articles in peer-reviewed academic journals since its inception.
Number of Pages: 360
Genre: Business + Money Management
Series Title: Doing Business
Publisher: World Bank
Street Date: October 25, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-8200
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