Data Suppliers

We rely on a number of international organizations and private institutions to supply us with hard data.

The following organizations have supplied their most currently available statistical data for the World Competitiveness Yearbook. This has enabled us to provide the most up-to-date and accurate data for the 2014 edition. We would like to thank them for their generous cooperation and their kind permission to reproduce their statistical material.

Company name Location
Akamai State of the Internet Report, Cambridge, MA, USA
BMI Research London, UK
Computer Industry Almanac Inc. Arlington Heights, USA
Cushmam & Wakefield Office Space Across the World Report, London, UK
Educational Testing Service (The TOEFL® Test) Princeton, USA
Euromoney Country Risk PLC London, UK
Euromonitor International London, UK
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN Rome, Italy
Global Footprint Network Oakland, USA
Geneva, Switzerland
GMI Ratings New York, USA
HCM Compensations Insights & Technology AG Geneva, Switzerland
Institutional Investor Inc. New York, USA
International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal, Canada
International Energy Agency Paris, France
International Labour Office (ILO) Geneva, Switzerland
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington, USA
International Telecommunication Union Geneva, Switzerland
International Union of Railways Paris, France
Mercer HR Consulting Geneva, Switzerland
National Science Foundation Arlington, USA
OECD, Environmental data Paris, France
OECD, Statistics Department Paris, France
PricewaterhouseCoopers Lausanne and Basel, Switzerland
The Nobel Foundation Stockholm, Sweden
The World Justice Project Washington DC, USA
Thomson Reuters London, UK
UNESCO Institute for Statistics Montreal, Canada
Union Bank of Switzerland, Economic Research Department Zurich, Switzerland
US Department of Agriculture Washington DC, USA
World Bank, WDI Database Washington, D.C., USA
World Intellectual Property, WIPO Statistics Database Geneva, Switzerland
World Tourism Organization Madrid, Spain
World Trade Organization Geneva, Switzerland

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