Chile Demands Answers in World Bank Business-Ranking Controversy

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  1. Chile Demands Answers in World Bank Business-Ranking Controversy  Bloomberg
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The World Bank will investigate the compilation of a report concluding that Chile s business conditions declined under President Michelle Bachelet, after its top economist said indicators may have been manipulated for political reasons. "In light of the concerns expressed by World Bank Chief Economist . Bloomberg President Michelle Bachelet s administration is trying to weigh the political and economic costs from alleged manipulation at the World Bank that could have unfairly lowered Chile s position in a global business ranking. The bank s chief economist Paul Romer told the Wall Street Journal .Chilean President Michelle Bachelet demanded an investigation into a Planet Bank report following the bank s main economist explained its world wide rankings on the simplicity of performing business enterprise in unique international locations may perhaps have been manipulated for political factors..

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