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Prepared by Jonathan Dunn (APD).
Unless otherwise noted, for comparability and consistency across countries, all data used in this chapter are drawn from the World Bank’s World Development Indicators (WDI) database. GDP in all cross-country/region figures is measured in constant 2000 PPP international dollars.
The countries compared differ across the factors being assessed due to data availability constraints.
For example, Bangladesh only recently removed restrictions on FDI in the garment sector.
Kaufmann, Kraay, and Mastruzzi (2005). This study standardizes the measurement of governance indicators on a scale of -2.5 (worst) to +2.5 (best).