World Bank Governance Data

August 04, 2004.  

The World Bank would like to draw your attention to new initiatives on governance data (featured in a new online inventory of datasets) and assessing and addressing corruption (view the homepage of the

World Bank's external website for the ongoing April highlight on fighting corruption).

The new anti-corruption platform targets, among other things, extortion and bribery. According to World Bank estimates, there were some US trillion in bribes alone in 2003 in developed and developing


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Governance Databank

Governance Databank:

Worldwide Governance Research Indicators Dataset:

World Business Environment Survey: Interactive

Web-Tool to Analyze BEEPS Survey Data (Transition):

Unofficial Economy Dataset:

In-Country Governance Diagnostic Surveys:

Data Group (General, DEC):

General Research Datasets (DEC):

On Institutional Indicators (PREM):

Other Data Links (worldwide):

Online Surveys:


Günther Manske

Dr. Günther Manske