Consider the following reports:

  1. Global Innovation Index
  2. Global Competitiveness Index
  3. Ease of doing business index

Which of the above is/are published by the World Bank?

Answer: [B] 3 Only

Global Innovation Index data is released by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). In 2016 ranking, Switzerland holds the top spot, while China was ranked 25th and India at 66th position. Global competitiveness index is prepared by the World Economic Forum. India was placed at 39th spot in the Global competitiveness index 2016-2017. The ease of doing business index is an index created by the World Bank Group. India ranked 130th in the index with Gujarat placed at top spot among Indian states in ease of doing business. Andhra Pradesh holds the second spot.

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