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

Who can benefit?

Academic researchers

Academic researchers requiring access to the largest database of competitiveness factors worldwide, spanning 63 economies over more than 30 years

Corporate executives

Corporate executives with a long-term focus, interested in the market position of their company and understanding the driving forces of competitiveness in the business world

Government officials

Government officials or members of an international agency, needing to assess the competitiveness of a particular country or region, learn from other countries’ success stories and access the most comprehensive study on world competitiveness

The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook is not just an important tool for us to promote Switzerland’s innovativeness in Japan. It is also a great instrument to highlight where both Switzerland and Japan can still improve to become even more successful in the near future.
Dr. Matthias Frey
Head, Science & Technology Office Tokyo
Embassy of Switzerland