From Values to Economic Myths

Interview by Abel Hernández, published at Sintetia on September 24 (first part) and 26 (second part), 2012 Benito Arruñada is Professor of Business Organization at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. His research is at the borders of Organization, Economics and … Continue reading

Guidelines to Reform Business Formalities

Over recent years, governments and international organizations have been doing their best to “simplify” business formalities but with little success. They have often been satisfied with reducing the number of procedures and the most notorious costs involved. However, they should … Continue reading

Will ‘Doing Business’ Keep Damaging Business?

Arruñada, Benito (2008), “Will Doing Business Keep Damaging Business?,” Journal of Comparative Economics, in press. Accepted manuscript version available online in ScienceDirect since April 27, 2008 (doi:10.1016/j.jce.2008.04.001). The success of the Doing Business project (for herein, denoted DB) has made … Continue reading