Competitiveness Feed

There's not much more to say about The Economist article other than it is funny and interesting to see how the Russian GDP is equivalent to the economy of Texas, or how the California GDP is equivalent to Italy's. Funny and good for a tweet or for a Facebook share,... Read more →

Interesting research about the global implications of the recession, and the raise of the Emerging Markets as main consumers of capital in the new globalized economy - pushing the price of money up. via The recent bursting of the global credit bubble followed three decades in which capital became... Read more →

The United Nations Environment Program and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century today reveal in a pair of new reports that despite an overall financial downturn in 2009, global investments in sustainable energy increased worldwide. Core clean energy investments from private and public sources totaled $162 billion.... Read more →

An interesting analysis of the current China industrial situation, and some good questions about their future strategy. Will the internal Chinese market growth be enough during this recession? Would a slow down in worldwide consumption be a good opportunity for the Chinese to start producing less with higher quality standards?... Read more →