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Chart of the Week #3: Why the World Bank Should Ditch the “Doing Business” Rankings—in One Embarrassing Chart

Source: Center for Global Development Justin Sandefur and Divyanshi Wadhwa Last week the World Bank’s Chief Economist, Paul Romer, told the Wall…

It’s Time to End the World Bank’s Biased Business Regulation Ratings

Source: Inequality.org After years of criticism from labor unions and other progressive groups, the Bank’s own chief economist is accusing his colleagues…

After 15 Years, World Bank’s Doing Business Report Still Missing the Mark

Source: Bretton Woods Project In October, the World Bank published its 15th Doing Business Report (DBR), Reforming to Create Jobs, noting that…

The World Bank’s Sham Conference on Land and Poverty

The World Bank’s Sham Conference on Land and Poverty Friday, February 13, 2015 Every year for the last fifteen years, the World…

On 1st December 2014 the Our Land, Our Business campaign sent the following open letter to The World Bank

Oakland, December 1, 2014 World Bank, Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) Project Team Cc. Federica Saliola, Program Manager, World Bank Global…

#WorldvsBank: a global day of action against the World Bank’s Doing Business Rankings.

#WorldvsBank: a global day of action against the World Bank’s Doing Business Rankings. On Friday October 10 Our Land Our Business, a…

Significant changes made on the World Bank website following the launch of the Our Land Our Business campaign

Significant changes made on the World Bank website following the launch of the Our Land Our Business campaign July 3, 2014 Our…

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