n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Governance by Indicators/ Global Power through Quantification and Rankings, Kevin E. Davis, Angelina Fisher, Benedict Kingsbury and Sally Engle Merry (Eds.) : book review

Volume 4, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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The 2012 Doing Business index (World Bank, 2012), ranked South Africa 35 out of 183 countries. The ranks range from Singapore in first place to Chad in place 183. This is just one of the many indicators out there that influence the judgement of potential immigrant entrepreneurs or multi-national enterprises considering setting up a firm in the country. There are also many institutions that create the indicators which influence decisions and change lives.

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