Getting Credit Indicator - What it measures, Why it matters, What are the results, and good practices?

The Getting Credit indicator measures the legal rights of borrowers and lenders with respect to secured transactions through one set of indicators and the reporting of credit information through another. The first measures whether certain features that facilitate lending exist within the appli¬cable collateral and bankruptcy laws. The second measures the coverage, scope and accessibility of credit...view more

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Nadine Abi Chakra

Nadine Abi Chakra joined the Doing Business team in March 2013. She leads the Getting Credit – Legal Rights indicator and previously covered the Protecting Minority Investors indicator. She holds an LLM in Corporate Law from Cornell Law School and a Bachelor of Laws in French Law and Lebanese Law from Saint Joseph University. Ms. Abi Chakra is a member of the New York Bar Association. Before joining the World Bank Group, Ms. Abi Chakra worked as an associate in the corporate and banking department at law firms in the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. Ms. Abi Chakra speaks French and Arabic.

Edgar Chavez

Edgar Chavez joined the Doing Business team in February 2013. He leads the Getting Credit - Credit Information indicator and previously covered the Registering Property indicator. He holds a Master's degree in international relations and international economics from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor's degree in international relations from the Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico). Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Mr. Chavez worked at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and at the commercial section of the Canadian Embassy in Mexico. Mr. Chavez speaks Spanish, French and is conversant in Russian.

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