By World Bank
Doing enterprise in 2005: stumbling blocks to progress is the second one in a chain of annual experiences investigating the scope and demeanour of laws that increase enterprise job and people who constrain it. New quantitative symptoms on company laws and their enforcement may be in comparison throughout greater than one hundred thirty international locations, and through the years. the symptoms are used to research monetary results and determine what reforms have labored, the place and why. issues in Doing enterprise in 2005 comprise: Licensing and Inspections: Having registered a enterprise, now what? In such a lot international locations, agencies face a myraid of area particular licenses in addition to inspections to implement compliance. The Doing enterprise database constructs units of symptoms at the law of operations. One measures the stairs, time and prices of complying with licensing and allow necessities for ongoing. the opposite assesses the enforcement of laws via of the commonest varieties of inspections-labor and tax. Registering estate: estate registries have been first constructed to assist elevate tax profit. What used to be stable for the tax professionals has due to the fact confirmed to be stable for strengthening estate rights-the registries advance incentives to take a position, facilitate exchange, and extend entry to credits. New symptoms disguise the stairs, time and price to sign in estate. Measures of the felony provisions that increase estate rights and the potency of estate registries also are constructed. conserving traders: company governance concerns are frequently notion to impact in simple terms publicly-listed businesses in built nations. in reality, company governance is appropriate for each huge privately-held corporation that has a couple of proprietor. New symptoms study numerous attainable forms of shareholder expropriation, together with related-party transactions, promises and loans to corporation managers and administrators, mergers and acquisitions, disclosure of possession info, and therapy of conflicts of curiosity. together with a brand new emphasis on gender, Doing company not just offers insights into company contraints during the international yet highlights specific limitations confronted by way of girls. Doing enterprise is a complete source that no investor, financial adviser, company developer, or financial policymaker could be with out.
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After a few years of successful development of mortgage lending, politicians thought it would be a popular reform to prohibit creditors from seizing the primary residence in case of default. Within months the mortgage market dried up. (In April 2004 Who is increasing access to credit? the law was amended to address some of its weaknesses). Bankruptcy receives a lot of attention in reform proposals for improving access to credit. Yet bankers and corporate lawyers estimate that more than threequarters of collateral enforcement takes place outside of bankruptcy.
Most studies express the minimum wage as a percentage of the average wage. However, data on average wages are only available for about 30 countries outside the OECD. In the absence of such data, the use of value added per worker is necessary. See, for example, Neumark, Cunningham and Siga (2003). Rutkowski (2004). The methodology in last year’s report was different. This year’s changes bring the methodology closer to the one developed in Botero and others (forthcoming). 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21.
Much like new business registration, land registration is inherently an administrative, not adjudicative process, and does not require a judge’s attention. Expanding access to information in the property registry helps owners to be clearly identified, reducing the transaction costs to determine who owns what and cutting the need for time-consuming due diligence. But 28 countries restrict access to the property registry, including Bolivia, Ethiopia, Jordan, Kuwait and Nepal. In Sri Lanka a notary or lawyer must be used to access the information.