Vision of Humanity International - the global coalition against corruption With governments committing huge sums to tackle the world's most pressing problems, from the instability of financial markets to climate change and poverty, corruption remains an obstacle to achieving much needed progress. The 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index shows that nearly three quarters of the 178 countries in the index score below five, on a scale from 10 (highly clean) to 0 (highly corrupt). These results indicate a serious corruption problem. To address these challenges, governments need to integrate anti-corruption measures in all spheres, from their responses to the financial crisis and climate change to commitments by the international community to eradicate poverty. Notable among decliners over the past year are some of the countries most affected by a financial crisis precipitated by transparency and integrity deficits. Read the ReportDownload French report About this table Click the column headings to sort the table by rank or country.
Human Development Reports (HDR) – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Renewable Energy Attractiveness Indices Aggressive targets, sustained support levels and efforts to open up the market to foreign investors have launched China to the top of the index again. The Government is keen to attract private investment, opening the doors for a wider range of stakeholders to participate in the significant growth still expected across the country’s renewables sector. China already dominates onshore wind and utility-scale solar PV, and is now setting its sights on others, such as offshore wind, tidal and distributed solar. US caught in a jam Meanwhile, congressional gridlock is creating uncertainty for investors and developers, hampering progress in the US. Despite this, the market’s significant investment and deployment potential keeps it in second place. Top ten reshuffle The UK and India switch places to seventh and sixth places respectively. Europe’s ups and downs Spain and Italy, however, fall to 15th and 22nd places, respectively. New market, old news
Transformation: Management Index Index Werte zum Status der politischen und wirtschaftlichen Transformation sowie zum Transformationsmanagement. Atlas Der interaktive Zugang zu den quantitativen und qualitativen Bewertungen aller Ausgaben seit 2006. Ländergutachten 129 detaillierte Gutachten bilden die Datengrundlage. Gelungene Transformationsprozesse zu rechtsstaatlicher Demokratie und sozialpolitisch flankierter Marktwirtschaft geschehen in jeder Region der Welt. Beyond GDP - International Initiative s 2010 Cost of Living survey highlights Relative stability in the Americas, but multiple factors influence ranking shifts In the Americas, cities in South America are the most expensive for expatriates. Living in some cities, particularly those in Brazil, became cheaper because of the US dollar's strengthening against local currencies. Other cities became more expensive. Overall, the cost of living in other cities in Latin America and in the Caribbean remained fairly stable, according to Mercer's rankings. New York, the base city for Mercer's Cost of Living rankings, is the most expensive city in the United States. To learn more, read the press release.
Herfindahl-Index Der Herfindahl-Index (nach Orris Clemens Herfindahl, 1918–1972) auch: Hirschman-Index oder Herfindahl-Hirschman-Index genannt (Abkürzung: HHI, Zeichen: ), ist die am häufigsten benutzte Kennzahl zur Konzentrationsmessung (zum Beispiel in einem Markt). von Produzenten auf, die das Erzeugnis herstellen. Allerdings verteilt sich der Absatz meist nicht gleichmäßig auf alle Erzeuger. Über das Ausmaß der Konzentration des Absatzes auf einen oder wenige Anbieter gibt nun der Herfindahl-Index Auskunft. Berechnung[Bearbeiten] HHI[Bearbeiten] Der HHI berechnet sich folgendermaßen: mit Dabei bezeichnet die -te (positive) Merkmalsausprägung. In Worten ausgedrückt ist der HHI die Summe aller quadrierten Marktanteile der Wettbewerber eines Marktes. , wobei 1 einem Monopol entspricht. annehmen. Die Europäische Kommission gibt folgendes vereinfachte Beispiel zum besseren Verständnis: Der HHI misst die Marktkonzentration durch Addieren der quadrierten Marktanteile aller Anbieter in einem Wirtschaftszweig.
Home | About Maplecroft | Media Room | News Algeria Maplecroft’s in-depth Country Risk Report on Algeria offers high-level analysis of the governance framework, the regulatory and business environment, political violence, human rights and society. Protests in Algiers on 22 January 2011 turned violent after riot police began to forcibly disperse demonstrators, resulting in 32 injured. Approximately 300 people had gathered to participate in the protests, amid discontent over rising food prices and continuing unemployment. Throughout January, similar protests have occurred both in Algiers and across the provinces. With protests in Algeria following the formation of a new unity government in Tunisia and the departure of Tunisia’s president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on 18 January, speculation is mounting over the possibility of similar regime change taking place in Algeria. However, Algeria may be less likely to follow in the footsteps of Tunisia’s regime change because it has a smaller middle class than its neighbour. Enquire Enquire
ViewsWire Tunisia's and Egypt's authoritarian leaders have been toppled. The question now is whether popular protests and uprisings will sweep through the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and possibly spread to authoritarian regimes in other regions. It is safe to say that vulnerabilities exist in many countries, but assessing whether popular discontent will translate into a serious challenge to a regime is problematic. The recent momentous events have been extraordinary in several respects. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy index 2010, a report published in December, there are 55 authoritarian regimes in the world. Conditions for political revolts What do the recent examples teach us about the necessary ingredients for political revolts? Long-serving geriatric leaders are another common feature. Why now? Why have the recent uprisings occurred after a long period in which authoritarian governments appeared to have been successfully consolidating their control?
Ranking of economies Economy Rankings Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1–190. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm. The rankings are determined by sorting the aggregate distance to frontier scores on 10 topics, each consisting of several indicators, giving equal weight to each topic. The rankings for all economies are benchmarked to June 2016. = Subnational Doing Business data available. file_download print