The Ease of Doing Business Rankings measures the vibrancy of a country’s business environment based on business regulations in place. Source: Doing Business (2017)
The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators across ten issue categories covering environmental health and ecosystem vitality. Source: Environmental Performance Index (2018)
The Freedom of the Press Survey assesses the degree of print, broadcast, and internet freedom of every country in the world. Source: Freedom House (2017)
The ICT Development Index (IDI), which has been published annually since 2009, is a composite index that combines 11 indicators into one benchmark measure. It is used to monitor and compare developments in information and communication technology (ICT) between countries and over time. Source: ICT Development Index (IDI) (2017)
Grades each country on a scale of 0 to 100, based on ten freedoms, with 100 representing the greatest amount of economic autonomy from government intervention. Source: Heritage Foundation (2018)
The KOF Index of Globalization measures the economic, social, and political dimensions of globalization in each country. Source: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (2017)
The Ease of Paying Taxes Survey ranks countries based on their total tax rate as well as measuring the administrative burden of paying taxes. Source: PwC (2018)
Additional rankings and indices are available in the Rankings section of the globalEDGE Resource Directory.