In general, the
Corruption Perceptions Index ranks countries and territories based on how
corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. Country or territory’s scores
indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption from 0 to 100, where
0 means that country is perceived as highly corrupt and 100 means it is
perceived as very clean. Country's rank indicates its position relative to the
other 176 countries and territories included in the Corruption Perceptions
Ukraine is corrupt country with rank 144 and score 26 according to the Corruption Perceptions
Investing Across Borders is the new World Bank Group
initiative comparing regulation of foreign direct investment around the world. It presents quantitative indicators on economies' laws, regulations and practices affecting how foreign companies invest across sectors, start businesses, access industrial land and arbitrate
In particular, among the 20 countries covered by the Investing Across Sectors indicators in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Ukraine imposes restrictions on foreign equity ownership that are more severe than in most other countries.
Posted by Allen Mattich, The Wall Street Journal (February 25, 2011)
The Revolting Index of likely candidates for (un)civil
upheaval is composed on the basis of three equally weighted criteria: social
unfairness, propensity to revolt and trigging (in the last case the share
that food makes up as percentage of household final expenditure). In turn, the unfairness component is made up of three data series: Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index, UNDP Human Development Index and GINI Index.
Among 85 countries ranked in 2011, Ukraine occupies the 22nd dangerous position.