Starting A Business Indicator – What it measures, Why it matters, What ...
The Starting a Business indicator measures the number of procedures, time, cost and paid-in minimum capital requirement for a small- to medium-size limited liability company to start up and formally operate in each economy’s largest business city. To make the data comparable across 190 economies, Doing Business uses a standardized business that is 100% domestically owned, has a start-up capital equivalent to 10 times the income per capita, engages in general industrial or commercial ...
Measuring Social Inclusion | World Bank Group
It will use examples to illustrate that standardized data sources, such as surveys and censuses, can also reflect symptoms of exclusion. Finally, it will discuss the importance of measuring attitudes and perceptions, as well as how they can complement standard outcome indicators. The session will illustrate the need for refined measures of social inclusion, while highlighting that the real test of inclusion is to move beyond indicators and to try to get to the roots of exclusion, through ...
Paying Taxes Indicator - What it measures, Why it matters, What are the ...
The Paying Taxes indicator of the Doing Business Report records the taxes and mandatory contributions that a medium size company must pay in a given year as well as measures of the administrative burden of paying taxes and contributions and complying with post-filing procedures.
Getting Credit Indicator - What it measures, Why it matters, What are ...
15 Discussions. The Getting Credit indicator measures the legal rights of borrowers and lenders with respect to secured transactions through one set of indicators and the reporting of credit information through another. The first measures whether certain features that facilitate lending exist within the appli¬cable collateral and bankruptcy laws. The second measures the coverage, scope and accessibility of credit information available through credit reporting service providers such as ...
Getting Electricity Indicator - World Bank
Getting Electricity Indicator - What it measures, Why it matters, What are the results, and good practices? 4.8125 15 Discussions The Getting Electricity Indicator of the Doing Business Report records all procedures required for a business to obtain a permanent electricity connection and supply for a standardized warehouse.
Enforcing Contracts Indicator - World Bank Group
The Enforcing Contracts indicator of the Doing Business Report measures the time and cost for resolving a commercial dispute through a local first-instance court and the quality of judicial processes index, evaluating whether each economy has adopted a series of good practices that promote quality and efficiency in the court system.
The Happy Planet Index | World Bank Group
Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity — instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn't have to cost the earth). Which countries rank highest in the HPI?