Interview of Dr Augusto López-Claros, the World Bank

on the World Bank Report: Doing Business

The Director of IGF, Professor Moshirian interviews Dr Augusto López-Claros, Director of the World Bank Indicators Group, on aspects of the World Bank Report, Doing Business 2016. This report provides tools for enhancing global competitiveness and increasing global interdependence. This interview is viewable here.

According to the World Bank, Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 13th in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 189 economies and over time.