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The Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 17:10

The World Economic Forum’s Centre for Global Competitiveness and Performance through its Global Competitiveness Report and report series, aims to mirror the business operating environment and competitiveness of over 140 economies worldwide. The report series identify advantages as well as impediments to national growth thereby offering a unique benchmarking tool to the public and private sectors as well as academia and civil society.The Centre works with a network of Partner Institutes as well as leading academics worldwide to ensure the latest thinking and research on global competitiveness are incorporated into its reports.

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EFN Asia: Day 2 of Conference 2014 (by Nonoy Oplas) PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 18:59

This is a contribution from Nonoy Oplas, President of Minimal Government Thinkers., INC. The Philippines.

For original source-http://funwithgovernment.blogspot.com/2014/11/efn-asia-44-day-2-of-conference-2014.html

It was a dynamic start on Day 2, November 7. A speed dating where participants and speakers were lined up on chairs facing each other and talk to each other for about three minutes and when  the bell rings, move to the next chair and talk to the next person. This way, participants are "forced" to talk to other people whom they may be shy or unwilling to talk to :-)

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Longer than ever: a patient's wait for health care in Canada PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 January 2012 11:11

By Bacchus Barua and Mark Rovere

The Fraser Institute's 21st annual waiting list survey finds that the total waiting time between referring to a general practitioner to a delivery of medically necessary elective treatment by a specialist has risen from 18.2 weeks in 2010 to 19 weeks in 2011. At 104 percent longer than 1993, this is the longest wait time recorded since the Fraser Institute began measuring wait times in Canada. Moreover, when compared to Australia, Germany, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, 'Canada ranks last next-to-last on almost all measures of timeliness of care.'

 
"Competition – Engine for Prosperity“ The 2011 Economic Freedom Network Asia (EFN) conference PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 21 October 2011 14:20

 

Impressions from the EFN 2011 conference themed "Competition - Engine for Prosperity". Kuala Lumpur, 10 - 13 October 2011

 

"Competition – Engine for Prosperity“ , this was the title of  this year’s Economic Freedom Network Asia (EFN) conference. The conference took place in Kuala Lumpur from 10th to 13th October 2011. The Economic Freedom Network Asia is a network of research institutes, practitioners, influential think-tanks, and individuals with an object of promoting the benefits of the market economy, civil society and individual liberty, which enhance human development and economic growth in Asia.

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EFN Asia: Day 1 of Conference 2014 (by Nonoy Oplas) PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 13:18