Tag Archives: Competitiveness

Arab World Competitiveness Report 2018

The Arab World is at a critical juncture. Ambitious economic and social reforms bring great economic promise to the region and at the same time we continue to see fragility and persisting inequalities that can potentially erode social cohesion. The “Arab World Competitiveness Report 2018“, which is the result of a long-standing collaboration between the …
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The Global Investment Competitiveness Report 2017/2018

The Global Investment Competitiveness Report 2017/2018 combines a survey of 750 multinational investors and corporate executives with detailed analysis and recommendations concerning FDI in developing countries. Co-authored by the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice (T&C), the report considers developing countries as both sources and recipients of …
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IMD World Talent Ranking 2017

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD), a Switzerland-based private business school, has published the IMD World Talent Report 2017. Switzerland, Denmark and Belgium remain the most competitive countries in the 2017 IMD World Talent Ranking. Europe continues to dominate the 2017 list, with 11 out of the 15 most talent competitive economies based on …
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018

The World Economic Forum has launched “The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018”. For the ninth consecutive year, the report’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) finds Switzerland to be the world’s most competitive economy, narrowly ahead of the United States and Singapore. Other G20 economies in the top 10 are Germany (5), the United Kingdom (8) and Japan (9). …
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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017 Results

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD), a Switzerland-based private business school, has published the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2017. The World Competitiveness Center research group has ranked nations on their competitiveness on the global business stage since 1989. The world’s most competitive countries continue to jostle for the top positions in the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness …
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The Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2017

Copenhagen, Zurich and Helsinki tied for top place in this year’s edition of the annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), produced by Insead along with the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore (HCLI) and Adecco Group. GTCI measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent and provide resources for government, investors and employers to make …
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GEM Report: Europe’s Hidden Entrepreneurs

A major feature of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is the decentralization of innovation. Historically, innovation came from legendary laboratories or the state-of-the-art research campuses of large corporations and educational institutions. Now the next big breakthrough is likely to come from a suburban garage, cramped apartment or college dorm room. This new wave of inventiveness is …
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TCdata360: Filling Gaps in Open Trade and Competitiveness Data

The World Bank Group just launched a new open data platform for trade and competitiveness – TCdata360. The site aggregates and visualizes data from multiple sources and presents it in tandem with other knowledge and resources. The site currently features over 1350 indicators drawn from the following sources: Citizen Engagement in Rulemaking Doing Business Enabling …
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A Greener Path to Competitiveness

The World Bank Group, CLASP and Carbon Trust have just published the report “A Greener Path to Competitiveness: Policies for Climate Action in Industries and Products.” The study offers recommendations and guidance on how companies and countries can stay competitive while implementing more climate-friendly technologies and strategies. The report finds that making climate-critical changes in …
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European Commission – EntreComp: The Entrepreneurship Competence Framework

As part of the Skills Agenda for Europe, the European Commission has published an ‘Entrepreneurship Competence Framework’ to raise consensus about what entrepreneurship skills are. The development of the entrepreneurial capacity of European citizens and organisations is one of the key policy objectives for the EU and Member States. The Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) proposes …
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