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The Enterprise Surveys team is launching a series of Topic Analysis Notes on What Businesses Experience in the Latin America and Caribbean Region. The series builds on the 2010 project that implemented the Enterprise Survey in 31 countries in the region, 15 of which had previously been surveyed in 2006. These notes provide comprehensive analysis of several important aspects of the business environment and how these conditions associate with business outcomes in the region.
Download Topic Analysis Notes on: Methodology, Mapping Enterprises, and Measuring Firm Performance
Read the Blog: In Latin America and the Caribbean Market Efficiency Rules
En español: En América Latina y el Caribe el mercado manda
Enterprise Surveys has completed a survey in Lao PDR for formal firms. Raw survey data for Lao PDR is available on the data portal. The status of several surveys has been updated as indicated in the current projects page.
- Total factor productivity across the developing world
- Business environment perceptions in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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- Does mandating non-discrimination in hiring practices affect female employment?
- The time cost of documents to trade
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The Enterprise Surveys implemented in Eastern Europe and Central Asian countries are also known as Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Surveys (BEEPS) and are jointly conducted by the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Enterprise Surveys in Latin America are jointly funded with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and surveys in the Caribbean are jointly funded with IDB and COMPETE Caribbean. Enterprise Surveys in South Asia and upcoming African countries are jointly funded with the UK's Department for International Development (DFID).
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