Doing Business and Related Research

Each year Doing Business highlights important new work that speaks to a variety of issues impacting the private sector. Brief summaries of this work—more than 100 academic papers in top 50 journals—are available by Doing Business topic and related policy spaces. If you would like to recommend any additional papers that are not already listed on the website please email your suggestions to the Doing Business team. We would gladly share the relevant literature. The list of research papers is updated periodically by the Doing Business team and only reputable research is posted on the website.

Blogs from Doing Business team are also provided.

Make a selection below to see the papers published in top academic journals (typically, the top 50 journals as determined by Research Papers in Economics) or Doing Business blogs.