Tag Archives: World Bank

The Ease of Doing Business Index

We have put together the following ginormous country table of “The Ease of Doing Business” for each of the world’s economies.  The data is from the World Bank and looks at the 11 indicators listed in the below table.   First … Continue reading

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Picture of the Year: For Whom the Can Tolls

If there is one picture we’ve posted, and we’ve posted it several times, that encapsulates 2012, it is this one.   Think Ernie as the allegory for the fiscal and monetary policymakers across almost all developed countries. Let’s give them credit … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Prez Nominated to Head World Bank

This was surprising and looks like an excellent choice to us. Though some are not happy. (click here if video is not observable) Dartmouth Prez Nominated to Head World Bank, posted with vodpod

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World Bank Bearish on Global Economic Prospects

The World Bank’s latest Global Economic Prospects (GEP) 2012 published today warns of a coming year of “uncertainties and vulnerabilities.”    They note gross capital flows to developing countries plunged to $170 billion in the second half of 2011, which … Continue reading

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Think Equal in 2012

Because we have daughters. (click here if video is not observable)

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