Factors and Criteria

Structure of the World Competitiveness Yearbook:

The criteria used to compute the rankings are grouped into 4 main factors divided into 20 sub-factors.

  1. Economic Performance

    • Domestic economy
    • International trade
    • International investment
    • Employment
    • Prices
    Download list of criteria for Economic Performance .pdf (21 kB)
  2. Government Efficiency

    • Public finance
    • Fiscal policy
    • Institutional framework
    • Business legislation
    • Societal framework
    Download list of criteria for Government Efficiency .pdf (20 kB)
  3. Business Efficiency

    • Productivity
    • Labor market
    • Finance
    • Management practices
    • Attitudes and values
    Download list of criteria for Business Efficiency .pdf (20 kB)
  4. Infrastructure

    • Basic infrastructure
    • Technological infrastructure
    • Scientific infrastructure
    • Health and environment
    • Education
    Download list of criteria for Infrastructure .pdf (23 kB)

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