The World Economic Forum publishes an annual report assessing the competitive landscape of 138 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.

This year’s edition highlights:

  • Declining openness threatens growth and prosperity
  • Monetary stimulus measures such as quantitative easing are not enough to sustain growth
  • These stimuli must be accompanied by competitiveness reforms
  • Updated business practices and investment in innovation are now as important as infrastructure, skills and efficient markets.

Switzerland, Singapore and the United States remain the three world’s most competitive economies - download the report in full from the WEF website.

 

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