xvi, 117 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
WBI learning resources series.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Assessing the investment climate of Brazil, India, and South Africa Macroeconomic and trade policy Macroeconomic performance Taxation Foreign trade and exchange The benefits of exporting : the case of Brazil Microeconomic framework Regulation Enforcement Enabling environment for growth Investment climate and firm location Access to finance Physical infrastructure Cost and availability of skilled labor Crime Potential reforms and their estimated effects Investment climate reform and productivity Examining options for microeconomic reform : access to credit Lessons from country experience A flat tax for micro and small firms : the SIMPLES reform in Brazil The emergence of India's software sector Building a respected corporate tax system in South Africa South Africa's accelerated and shared growth initiative Conclusions Appendix A: Concept of the investment climate Appendix B: Data sources.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-117).