User experiences with the World Competitiveness Yearbook and Online:

The IMD World Competitiveness database is a very useful source of information, which helps us both benchmark our competitors and present our country as an ideal place for investing. Additionally, the wide range of provided information fully covers the fields that we are interested in. Veronika Zezulova CZECHINVEST
Investment and Business Development Agency
The World Competitiveness Online is an excellent tool for our faculty and students and we highly recommend it as a trusted source offering comparable data. Birgit Brejnebøl Special Consultant
CBS Library
Copenhagen Business School
The Greater Geneva Berne area (GGBa) is the official economic development agency in charge of promoting Western Switzerland as a business location. The World Competitiveness Yearbook is a unique tool that enables us to go deeper in our analysis of FDI trends and to understand better the strengths and weaknesses of our competitors. Philippe D. Monnier Executive Director
Greater Geneva Berne area
World Competitiveness Online provides a comprehensive range of reliable data for a considerable number of countries, in a user-friendly format. It is very useful for many Business and Economics students at Warwick University. Helen Riley Economics, Law, Official Publications, EDC and Statistical Data Librarian
Warwick University Library
I'd like also to congratulate you for the very impressive job you've done. Many of those indicators are going to be very useful for the project I'm working in! Marcelo Aguiar Cerri Project Manager
Presidency of the Republic in Brazil

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As a Partner Institute, Thailand Management Association (TMA) has for several years derived knowledge from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook to design and refine the Thailand Competitiveness Enhancement Program TMA is spearheading. Besides, at the annual Thailand Competitiveness Conference, experts from IMD World Competitiveness Center have regularly participated and presented the latest competitiveness findings and thoughts. This unique event provides an opportunity for both the Thai government and business community to understand the global competitiveness environment, future trends, the strengths, opportunities and challenges facing Thailand, and to define the best strategies for Thailand at the national and firm levels to thrive in the global arena. Tevin Vongvanich Chairman, TMA Center for Competitiveness
Thailand Management Association
Working with IMD in all stages of preparing the report was a very rewarding and fruitful experience. ADCED staff has learned a lot about competitiveness and is very grateful to IMD experts for their unfailing support and understanding. Dr. Abd Al Majeed Al Heeti Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development
The report assessing Mongolia's competitiveness, co-produced by the IMD World Competitiveness Center, shall serve as a useful reference for Mongolian policymakers, government officials, scholars and researchers, businesses, international organizations and the general public at large. I hope that this report will invoke constructive ideas to meaningfully contribute to Mongolia's prosperity and development. Puntsag TSAGAAN Chairman & Board of Directors
Economic Policy and Competitiveness Research Center, Mongolia

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Mega Dive Thailand – Competitiveness Improvement Program

A Mega Dive is a large-scale interactive workshop which engages participants in the search for different paths to enhance the competitiveness of their organization.

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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook - Rankings 2016

Our mission is to help people achieve prosperity and quality of life and this is how we expect our rankings to be used and interpreted" said Professor Arturo Bris, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center.

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IMD World Competitiveness Center: Competitiveness Programs

Competitiveness programs for companies and governments:
By Arturo Bris and the IMD World Competitiveness Center Team

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