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Competitiveness and the Benchmarking of Nations—A Critical Reflection

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  • Thomas Berger

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  • Gillian Bristow

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal International Advances in Economic Research.

    Volume (Year): 15 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 378-392

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:iaecre:v:15:y:2009:i:4:p:378-392

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    Keywords: National competitiveness; Indicators; Indices; Benchmarking; Economic development; F01-1; F01; O10;

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    1. McFetridge, D., 1995. "Competitiveness Concepts and Measures," Gouvernement du Canada - Industrial Organization 5, Gouvernement du Canada - Industry Canada.
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    6. Wolfgang Ochel & Oliver Röhn, 2006. "Ranking of Countries - The WEF, IMD, Fraser and Heritage Indices," CESifo DICE Report, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 4(2), pages 48-60, 07.
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    1. Thomas Berger, 2011. "An Overview and Analysis on Indices of Regional Competitiveness," Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada, vol. 1, pages 17-33, April.

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