The International Competitiveness of Germany and other European Economies: The Assessment of the Global Competitiveness Report

The Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum examines the relative competitiveness of economies on a broad basis of microeconomic and macroeconomic indicators. The following discussion uses the results of the Global Competitiveness Report 2004–2005 and investigates how the relative competitiveness of Germany and other European countries has developed over the recent past.

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Ralf Fendel, Assistant Professor, Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, Koblenz, Germany.

Michael Frenkel, Professor of international economics, Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, Koblenz, Germany. Both authors are contributors to the World Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum.

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Fendel, R., Frenkel, M. The International Competitiveness of Germany and other European Economies: The Assessment of the Global Competitiveness Report. Intereconomics 40, 29–35 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10272-005-134-7

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Keywords

  • European Country
  • Economic Policy
  • World Economic
  • Recent Past
  • European Integration