U.S. Competitiveness Shows Weakness: Even the Strongest Economies Must Beware of Potential Crises
Wagner, Cynthia G., The Futurist
The United States remains the most economically competitive nation in the world, but signs of weakness loom on the horizon, according to the World Economic Forum. Following the United States at the top of the Forum's "Global Competitiveness Report 2007-2008" are Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany.
"The United States confirms its position as the most competitive economy in the world," notes the report's co-editor, Columbia University economics professor Xavier Sala-i-Martin. "The efficiency of the country's markets, the sophistication of its business community, the impressive capacity for technological innovation that exists within a first-rate system of universities and …
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Publication information: Article title: U.S. Competitiveness Shows Weakness: Even the Strongest Economies Must Beware of Potential Crises. Contributors: Wagner, Cynthia G. - Author. Magazine title: The Futurist. Volume: 42. Issue: 2 Publication date: March-April 2008. Page number: 8. © 1999 World Future Society. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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