U.S. Tops Global Competitiveness Rankings

The top 10 most competitive economies in the world, according to the World Economic Forum’s just-released 2007-2008 Global Competitiveness Report, are: 1. United States2. Switzerland3. Denmark 4. Sweden 5. Germany6. Finland 7. Singapore 8. Japan9. United Kingdom10. Netherlands Here’s Xavier Sala-i-Martin, Professor of Economics at Columbia University and Co-Editor of the Report, on its findings: At Foreign Policy’s Passport blog, Adam Lewis has some notable highlights from the report, including what it tells us about the success of Hugo Chávez’s “half-baked socialist vision” and the work that Nicolas Sarkozy has to do in France. The Financial Times has a video […]

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