Subnational studies

Subnational Doing Business studies capture differences in business regulations and their enforcement across locations in a single country. They provide data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas.

Subnational Doing Business studies have benchmarked 510 locations in 75 economies since 2005.



Doing Business in Malaysia 2020

Doing Business in Malaysia 2020 is first subnational Doing Business study in the country. The study measures three regulatory areas that impact the local business environment: dealing with construction permits and ...


Doing Business in the European Union 2020

Doing Business in the European Union 2020: Greece, Ireland and Italy assesses the regulatory environment for businesses and its impact on local entrepreneurs in 6 cities in Greece (Alexandroupoli, Athens, Heraklion, ...


Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2019

Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2019— the second subnational Doing Business study for Kazakhstan. The study measures business regulations affecting four stages in the life of a small to mid-size domestic firm—starting a ...


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