Statement of World Bank Group on Discontinuing Doing Business Report
After data irregularities on Doing Business 2018 and 2020 were reported internally in June 2020, World Bank management paused the next Doing Business report and initiated a series of reviews and audits of the report and its methodology. Read the full statement released by the World Bank Group on the Doing Business report.
External Panel Review of Doing Business Methodology
The World Bank Group commissioned an external review of the methodology of the Doing Business report.
Read the review here.
Read the cover letter here.
Read the statement here.
Doing Business Data Corrections and Findings of Internal Audit
Review of Data Irregularities: Report prepared by Management of the Development Economics (DEC) Vice-Presidency, the World Bank Group
Data Integrity in Production Process of the Doing Business Report: Assurance Review
Complete historical data up to Doing Business 2020, revised to correct data irregularities: historical data (excel).