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We're No. 3: US Infrastructure, Education Faulted In Global Competitiveness Index - NPR

The Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 presents a framework and a corresponding set of indicators in three principal categories (subindexes) and twelve policy domains (pillars) for 138 countries. Top countries. 1stSwitzerland; 2ndSingapore ...and more »

India jumps 16 places in competitiveness index - Times of India

New Delhi: India jumped 16 places in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) 2016-17 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) to emerge as the highest rising economy due to improvement in goods market efficiency, business sophistication and innovation. India was ...and more »

The UK risks unravelling everything within its economy and society with Brexit - Business Insider

londonhasfallen1 Lionsgate Films Britain's exit from the European Union — Brexit — could undo all the progress it has made becoming one of the world's most competitive countries, according to the World Economic Forum. Every year the WEF's benchmark ...and more »

Switzerland is the world's most competitive economy -

Switzerland has been judged as the most competitive economy on the planet for the eighth year in a row by World Economic Forum (WEF) researchers. However, the alpine country might find its pole position tested if it introduces strict immigration quotas ...and more »

Taiwan up one notch in WEF global competitiveness rankings - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 28 (CNA) Taiwan rose one notch to 14th in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) latest Global Competitiveness Report and remained fourth in Asia but fell to fifth among countries in the Asia-Pacific region. In the competitiveness rankings ...and more »

Declining openness a 'major threat' to competitiveness - Deutsche Welle

A decade of protectionist economic policies has reduced the ability of most countries across the world to achieve healthy growth and innovation, the World Economic Forum says in its 2016 Global Competitiveness Report. Schweiz Weltwirtschaftsforum in ...and more »

These are the 11 most corrupt countries in the developed world - Business Insider

The World Economic Forum has released its annual corruption index as part of its Global Competitiveness Report. The findings are based on a WEF survey that interviewed nearly 15,000 business leaders from 141 economies from February to June. Countries ...and more »

Singapore stays at No. 2 in WEF global competitiveness rankings; Switzerland is No.1 for 8th straight year - The Straits Times

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland has set a record in global economic competitiveness even as mounting political tension and uncertainty is contributing to sluggish growth worldwide, the World Economic Forum's annual rankings showed on Wednesday (Sept 28 ...and more »

Jordan records slight progress in competitiveness index - Jordan Times

AMMAN – Jordan's competitiveness ranking worldwide and regionally improved on the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2016-2017. Advancing by one place from last year, Jordan ranked 63rd globally among 138 countries and ...and more »

WEF Competitiveness Report confirms logic: Can't fire them, won't hire them - BizNews

Investors, politicians and public servants all around the world put great store in the World Economic Forum's annual Global Competitiveness report. The 2016 edition, released today, provides heartening news for South Africa which nudges a couple places ...and more »