The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational level. Read more »
Doing Business 2017 – Case studies spotlight
Getting Electricity: Factors Affecting the Reliability of Electricity Supply
This case study focuses on 4 lower middle income economies (Cameroon, Guatemala, Indonesia and Pakistan) with varying levels of electricity supply reliability. By comparing and contrasting their energy sectors, it highlights some key elements and actors that drive, or prevent, a reliable energy supply.
This report, the eleventh in a series from the World Bank Group and PwC, measures tax systems for a domestic company complying with tax laws and regulations in each economy. The case-study company is a small to medium-size manufacturer and retailer, chosen to ensure that its business can be identified with and compared worldwide. In an expanded analysis this year, the report includes a new measure on postfiling processes: claiming a Value Added Tax refund and going through a corporate income tax audit.
This World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 14th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations that can be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time. Read more »