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World Competitiveness Center

Dedicated to the advancement of knowledge on world competitiveness

World Competitiveness Center

Dedicated to the advancement of knowledge on world competitiveness

For more than 30 years, the IMD World Competitiveness Center has pioneered research on how nations and enterprises compete to lay the foundations for future prosperity. We are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge on world competitiveness by offering benchmarking services for countries and companies using the latest and most relevant data on the subject.

Featured research and insights

Our thought-provoking content provides insights into what makes nations competitive and gives context to some of the most pressing issues of our time.

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How to think of Russia in our zero-sum economy

by Arturo Bris, I by IMD

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The macro-contextual drivers of the international mobility of managers and executives

by Arturo Bris, Shlomo Ben-Hur, José Caballero, Marco Pistis, Journal of Global Mobility

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China’s latest diplomatic move will extend its trade, energy, financial, and maritime power

by Jose Caballero, The Conversation

Featured publication

World Competitiveness Yearbook

The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook is the leading annual report on the competitiveness of countries and has been published by IMD since 1989. It benchmarks the performance of 64 economies based on more than 330 criteria measuring different facets of competitiveness.

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Our latest rankings and indexes

Discover our latest research and results on how countries compete to lay the foundations for sustainable value creation.

Publication dates of the rankings
09 April 2024

Release of the Smart City Index 2024

18 June 2024

Release of the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2024

17 September 2024

Release of the IMD World Talent Ranking 2024

22 October 2024

Release of the Hinrich-IMD Sustainable Trade Index 2024

14 November 2024

Release of the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking 2024

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Research & Insights

We contribute to research on competitiveness and lead joint research projects with industries and governments worldwide.

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Partnerships

The World Competitiveness Center has an extensive network of partner institutes and data suppliers that make our work possible.

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About

The World Competitiveness Center advances knowledge on world competitiveness by offering benchmarking services for countries and companies.