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World Economic Forum: The Global Competitiveness Report 2007-2008
Data is for the year 2007. Note: the Global Competitiveness Index measures in-depth a broad range of factors affecting an economy's business climate such as institutions, macroeconomic stability, infrastructure, financial market sophistication etc. There are 12 pillars in all with relative rankings for more than 100 variables. The 2007-2008 survey covered 131 economies.