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Cluster of Countries Analysis by Responsible Competitiveness, National Competitiveness and Corruption

5 Pages Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last revised: 30 Jul 2009

Mihaela Herciu

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Date Written: August 26, 2008

Abstract

The Global Competitiveness Report, the State of Responsible Competitiveness and the Global Corruption Barometer elaborate annually a countries ranking that emphasize the progress or regress of each country. Using this reports the paper try to make a clusters analysis of world country by responsible competitiveness, national competitiveness and corruption. The main idea of this paper is to split the countries in three categories of clusters - innovators, asserters and beginners - in relation between responsible competitiveness and national competitiveness - and - stars, asserters and beginners - in relation between corruption and national competitiveness. Within the three clusters, countries may be able to improve their performance through real and suitable policies.

Keywords: cluster, responsible competitiveness, national competitiveness, corruption

JEL Classification: M14, O57

Suggested Citation

Herciu, Mihaela, Cluster of Countries Analysis by Responsible Competitiveness, National Competitiveness and Corruption (August 26, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1258938 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1258938

Mihaela Herciu (Contact Author)

Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu ( email )

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