To achieve more efficient outcomes and address the high cost of delivering infrastructure in the UK it is necessary for both public and private sector clients to ensure their capability aligns with the challenges they face and to optimise their approach to engaging their supply chains.
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.
Rating of countries against a set of 16 criteria grouped in four clusters: economic management, structural policies, policies for social inclusion and equity, and public sector management and institutions.
The International Transport Forum carries out a quarterly exercise collecting data on the short term evolution of the transport sector amongst our 57 member countries to foresee trends in the sector as a result of economic down or upturn.
This article presents information on freight transport in the European Union (EU), which includes the following transport modes: road, rail, air, maritime and inland waterways.