The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has today published two reports that reveal an urgent need for infrastructure investment in 10 Compact with Africa countries, and highlight the reforms required to encourage greater investment.
A new report released today by the Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has revealed an infrastructure investment gap of US$1 trillion in 10 Compact with Africa countries over the next 22 years. This represents a 42 per cent investment gap; one of the largest regional gaps in the world.
Talk of trade tariffs and heightened geopolitical tensions are dominating news headlines recently. As developed economies consider escalating protectionist policies, it’s easy to forget about the situation many emerging markets face.
A competitive product market environment that allows new firms to challenge incumbents, efficient firms to grow, and inefficient ones to exit, can help boost economic growth and living standards.
World Bank Open Data provides free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe.
OECD Stat includes data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies.
IMF provides data on Macro-economic conditions, including World Economic Outlook, Government Finance Statistics and International Financial Statistics.
The aim of this paper is to construct indicators that measure the strength of policies aimed at preserving and promoting market competition by empowering antitrust and sectoral authorities. The indicators, which cover both general and sector-specific competition policies, extend previous OECD work covering economy-wide and sector-specific regulations that restrict competition and promote governance.
Benchmarking Public Procurement provides comparable data on regulatory environments that affect the ability of private companies to do business with governments in 77 economies.
The FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index (FDI Index) measures statutory restrictions on foreign direct investment in 58 countries, including all OECD and G20 countries, and covers 22 sectors.
It gives a snapshot of key development indicators for a country related to its macroeconomic profile, global integration, and social outlook. Compare the indicator value for each country with the regional average.
The Principal Global Indicators dataset provides internationally comparable data for the Group of 20 Economies (G-20) and economies with systemically important financial sectors.
The Development, Aid and Governance Indicators (DAGI) facilitate evidence-based policy analysis and foster discussions about trends in foreign assistance, governance and global development.
The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be.
The Open Budget Index (OBI) is the world’s only independent, comparative measure of central government budget transparency.
The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index is the world’s leading source for original data on the rule of law.
The World Input-Output Database (WIOD) provides time-series of world input-output tables for forty countries worldwide and a model for the rest-of-the-world, covering the period from 1995 to 2011.
The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.