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It matters how competitive your country is. Here are three reasons ....

Written by Xavier Sala-i-Martin Professor of Economics, Columbia University.

It happens every year: as the World Economic Forum publishes its annual Global Competitiveness Report, national media around the world headline their reports with their own country’s ranking, congratulating or criticising the government accordingly.

But this isn’t a football league table, where one team’s win is another’s loss: it is possible for a country to go down in the ranking even if it improves its competitiveness. If that seems counter-intuitive, it’s because the word “competitiveness” can be misleading. It implies competition in the sporting sense, with countries pitted against each other in a zero-sum game – and that’s not...
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Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017

Introducing The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-17.

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T2. Capítol 9: La festa perfecta

Les noves aplicacions tecnològiques per lligar i les empreses de cites ràpides ens permeten analitzar les dades d'un mercat molt similar al...
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