October 07, 2020
Why the World Bank Torched its ‘Ease of Doing Business’ Ranking
By James Guild
In addition to encouraging bad economic policy-making, the ranking incentivized nations to game the system.
November 07, 2018
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
By Ahmad W. Majidyar
Climbing 16 places, the World Bank names Afghanistan as a top improver in its latest Doing Business report.
October 28, 2015
Managing the New Economic Normal in Central Asia
By Catherine Putz
The causes of weakness and instability in the global economy are structural, a new World Bank report says.
May 10, 2013
A Global Economic Order with Chinese Characteristics
Zachary Keck considers China’s effort to promote the “democratization” of the international economic order.