Source: World Bank
Release: World Development Indicators
Ease of doing business ranks economies from 1 to 189, with first place being the best. A high ranking (a low numerical rank) means that the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation. The index averages the country's percentile rankings on 10 topics covered in the World Bank's Doing Business. The ranking on each topic is the simple average of the percentile rankings on its component indicators.
Nations that are included in this data series are listed at http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-and-lending-groups
Source Indicator: IC.BUS.EASE.XQ
World Bank, Ease of doing business index: All Income Levels for Europe and Central Asia [ICBUSEASEXQECS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/ICBUSEASEXQECS, September 27, 2020.