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Oddities In The Ease of Doing Business Index

By Martin W. Lewis | November 29, 2010 | 3 Comments

If the Ecological Footprint Index (discussed last week) gives one take on global development, the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index provides another. It assesses the time and effort required to start, run, and close a business, and is measured on ten axes, including ease of obtaining construction permits, employing workers, registering property, getting

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