Cluster of Countries Analysis by Responsible Competitiveness, National Competitiveness and Corruption
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
August 26, 2008
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: cluster, responsible competitiveness, national competitiveness, corruption
JEL Classification: M14, O57
Date posted: August 26, 2008 ; Last revised: July 30, 2009