Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1–190. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. The rankings are determined by sorting the aggregate scores on 10 topics, each consisting of several indicators, giving equal weight to each topic.
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 Global Tracking Framework 2017 (GTF) aims to provide the international community with a global dashboard to register progress on energy access, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
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.
The IRF World Road Statistics (WRS) continue to be the only comprehensive, universal source of statistical data on road networks, traffic and inland transport.
The WDI is a compilation of relevant, high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty.
The quality of infrastructure is the second pillar in the WEF's Global Competitiveness Rankings.
The World Energy Outlook (WEO) has published databases on electricity access and reliance on traditional biomass for cooking since 2002.
The 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report represents a milestone in the four-decade history of the series, with the introduction of the new Global Competitiveness Index 4.0.
The 2018 edition provides updated analysis to show what the latest data, technology trends and policy announcements.
The G20 Leaders endorsed the MDB Action Plan to Optimize Balance Sheets at the 2015 November Antalya meeting.
The Infrastructure Data Initiative, was launched to address the issue of establishing infrastructure as an asset class through data collection and improving the availability of infrastructure investment data.
EDHEC Infrastructure Institute (EDHECinfra) has built the largest database of infrastructure investment data in the world.
The IPD Global Quarterly Infrastructure Direct Asset Index highlights the performance characteristics of the asset class and builds a track record which can be segmented by region, sector and other key metrics.
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) captures the flows of Official Development Finance (ODF) for infrastructure.
SOURCE is a collaboration of AfDB, ADB, BNDES, CAF, DBSA, EBRD, IsDB, IaDB, PPIAF, and the World Bank Group.
The Global Emerging Markets (“GEMs”) Risk Database Consortium is the world’s largest default and loss database for the emerging markets business of International Financial Institutions (“IFIs”).
The 10-year-long Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) set out to substantially reduce impacts from natural disasters by 2015.