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The Global Competitiveness Report 2004-2005 CD-Rom
Results of the Executive Opinion Survey 2004
 
 
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18 Mar 2005
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This CD-ROM provides the results of the World Economic Forum's Executive Opinion Survey 2004 for 104 economies featured in The Global Competitiveness Report 2004 - 2005. The survey, which captures the expert opinions of business leaders and entrepreneurs on their current perceptions of the business environment in which they work, is an integral component of the Growth Competitiveness Index and Business Competitiveness Index of the Report.

The user-friendly filtering mechanism allows users to customize their data search br country or region, data variable or category. Results can be displayed by rank or score in a table or graph format.


Description

This CD-ROM provides the results of the World Economic Forum's Executive Opinion Survey 2004 for 104 economies featured in The Global Competitiveness Report 2004 - 2005. The survey, which captures the expert opinions of business leaders and entrepreneurs on their current perceptions of the business environment in which they work, is an integral component of the Growth Competitiveness Index and Business Competitiveness Index of the Report.

The user-friendly filtering mechanism allows users to customize their data search br country or region, data variable or category. Results can be displayed by rank or score in a table or graph format.


Contents

Preface; K.Schwab
Executive Summary; A.Lopez-Claros
PART 1: THE COMPETITIVENESS INDEXES
The Growth Competitiveness Index: Assessing Countries' Potential for Sustained Economic Growth; J.Blanke & A.Lopez-Claros
Building the Microeconomic Foundations of Prosperity: Findings from the Business Competitiveness Index; M.E.Porter
The Global Competitiveness Index; X.Sala-i-Martin & E.V.Artadi
PART 2: SELECTED ISSUES OF COMPETITIVENESS
Corruption, Governance and Security: Challenges for the Rich Countries and the World; D.Kaufmann
The Competitive Edge in Environmental Responsibility; A.Dahl
Chile: The Next Stage of Development; A.Lopez-Claros
The Future of Competitiveness Enhancing Reforms in Latin America; M.Blejer
International Productivity Comparisons: The Importance of Hours of Work; A.M.Warner
PART 3: SPECIAL TOPICS
A Glimpse of 2020; R.Cooper
Confronting Long-Term Fiscal Challenges: Why it Matters for the Global Economy; P.Heller
Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries: An Agenda for Reform; S.Tangermann
Can Foreign Aid Make Poor Countries Competitive? W.Easterly
PART 4: COUNTRY PROFILES AND DATA PRESENTATION
Capturing the State of Country Competitiveness with the Executive Opinion Survey; J.Blanke & E.Loades
Country Profiles
How Country Profiles Work
Data Tables
How Data Tables Work
Technical Notes and Sources
About the Authors
Acknowledgement


Authors

MICHAEL E. PORTER, Harvard University, USA.

KLAUS SCHWAB, World Economic Forum, Switzerland.

XAVIER SALA-I-MARTIN, Columbia University, USA and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.

AUGUSTO LOPEZ-CLAROS, World Economic Forum, Switzerland.