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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014 Results

Top 3 are US, Switzerland and Singapore! The overall competitiveness story for 2014 is one of continued success in the US, partial recovery in Europe, and struggles for some large emerging markets.

On May 22, 2014, IMD announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook. The rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.

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IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2014

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There is no single recipe for a country to climb the competitiveness rankings, and much depends on the local context, said Professor Arturo Bris, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center.

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Learn more about how the World Competitiveness Center computes the rankings on the competitiveness of nations, using hard data (2/3) and a business executives' opinion survey (1/3).

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The World Competitiveness Center is very grateful to its unique network of Partner Institutes in 55 countries who supply recent hard data from national sources and help distribute survey questionnaires to business executives

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2014 Results

Top 3 are US, Switzerland and Singapore! The overall competitiveness story for 2014 is one of continued success in the US, partial recovery in Europe, and struggles for some large emerging markets.

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