Palgrave Macmillan Home
Login or Register    Shopping Basket Shopping Basket
Search 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29 Sep 2006
|
£90.00
|Paperback In Stock
  
9781403996367
||


OrderHelpBox
                                                                                                                                              returns, payment and delivery


DescriptionContentsAuthors

The World Economic Forum continues its tradition of excellence with the 28th edition of the annual Global Competitiveness Report featuring the latest indicators drawn from the Executive Opinion Survey, which captures the perceptions of over 11,000 business leaders worldwide. The Report provides the most comprehensive assessment of over 120 developed and emerging economies.

Produced in collaboration with a distinguished group of international scholars and a global network of around 120 leading national research institutes and business organizations, the Report presents individual detailed country profiles highlighting the competitive strengths and weaknesses of each economy as well as an extensive section of data tables containing country rankings for over 160 indicators. The Report also showcases the latest thinking and research on issues of immediate relevance for business leaders and policy-makers. The forthcoming Report is expected to include thought-provoking contributions from leading thinkers in the area of competitiveness and the factors that are critical for creating a sound business environment.


Description

The World Economic Forum continues its tradition of excellence with the 28th edition of the annual Global Competitiveness Report featuring the latest indicators drawn from the Executive Opinion Survey, which captures the perceptions of over 11,000 business leaders worldwide. The Report provides the most comprehensive assessment of over 120 developed and emerging economies.

Produced in collaboration with a distinguished group of international scholars and a global network of around 120 leading national research institutes and business organizations, the Report presents individual detailed country profiles highlighting the competitive strengths and weaknesses of each economy as well as an extensive section of data tables containing country rankings for over 160 indicators. The Report also showcases the latest thinking and research on issues of immediate relevance for business leaders and policy-makers. The forthcoming Report is expected to include thought-provoking contributions from leading thinkers in the area of competitiveness and the factors that are critical for creating a sound business environment.


Contents

Contents
Preface; K.Schwab
Executive Summary; A.Lopez-Claros
PART 1: THE COMPETITIVENESS INDEXES; A.Lopez-Claros & M.E.Porter
PART 2: SELECTED ISSUES OF COMPETITIVENESS
PART 3: COUNTRY PROFILES AND DATA PRESENTATION
The Executive Opinion Survey
Country Profiles
Data Tables
Technical Notes
About the Authors
Acknowledgements


Authors

AUGUSTO LOPEZ-CLAROS, Director, Global Competitiveness Programme, World Economic Forum, Switzerland.

MICHAEL E. PORTER, Harvard University, USA.

KLAUS SCHWAB, World Economic Forum, Switzerland.

XAVIER SALA-i-MARTIN, Columbia University, USA