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  • Exploring the 2017 Energy Architecture Performance Index Rankings of Nations

    Exploring the 2017 Energy Architecture Performance Index Rankings of Nations

      The World Map Depicts the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index   The World Economic Forum (WEF) has been annually releasing the Energy Architecture Performance Index where each nation is ranked on its ability to provide energy across three dimensions of the energy triangle. These are economic growth and development, environmental sustainability, and energy access
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  • An Insight Into How Well are Nations Developing and Deploying Their Human Capital

    An Insight Into How Well are Nations Developing and Deploying Their Human Capital

      Human capital plays a very significant role in a nation’s economic development. Apart from the productivity of the society, human capital is also very important for the working of a country’s social, political as well as the civic institutions. To measure the ability of each nation to develop, nurture and deploy talent that would
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  • Measuring the Inclusive Development Index of Each Nation

    Measuring the Inclusive Development Index of Each Nation

      The World Economic Forum released the 2017 Inclusive Development Index during the beginning of the year. The index is based on 12 performance indicators, which form a part of three pillars – Growth and Development, Inclusion and Intergenerational Equity, and Sustainability. The countries are ranked on an IDI score which is based on a
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  • Wage Equality Between Men and Women: The Best and Worst Performers

    Wage Equality Between Men and Women: The Best and Worst Performers

      Despite the fact that more women are today entering professional lives, disparity in the wages of men and women continue to exist. In many nations around the world, women are still receiving much lower wages than men. It has been estimated that it will take around 170 years to close the global pay gap
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  • The World’s Safest and Least Safe Countries

    The World’s Safest and Least Safe Countries

    Every two years, the World Economic Forum releases the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report. The report measures the various factors that make it an attractive option to develop business in the travel and tourism sector of the individual nations. The parameters on which the travel and tourism competitiveness is judged include enabling environment, T&T policy
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  • A Glimpse Into the  Environmental Performance Index of the World

    A Glimpse Into the Environmental Performance Index of the World

      Environmental issues such as global warming and climate change have forced many nations around the world to adopt environmentally-friendly solutions such as renewable energy, which include wind and solar power, recycling products and using green technologies. The Yale University and Columbia University, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and the Joint Research Centre
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  • Mapping the Social Progress Index of Each Country

    Mapping the Social Progress Index of Each Country

      The Social Progress Index, which is published by Washington-based non-profit organization Social Progress Imperative, measures the ability of the countries to provide the social and environmental needs of their people. The well-being of the people is measured through social and environmental outcomes. The performance of the nations is judged through the areas of basic
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  • A Comparison of the Population Employed in Agriculture in Each Nation

    A Comparison of the Population Employed in Agriculture in Each Nation

      Agriculture is one of the most significant sectors of the economy and has played a pivotal role in the rise of the sedentary human civilization. Today, one-third of the work force around the world is employed in the agricultural sector. However, over the years, the percentage of workers in the agricultural sector has witnessed
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  • The percentage of Labor force employed in informal economy around the world

    The percentage of Labor force employed in informal economy around the world

      The informal economy can be defined as that segment of the economy which is not regulated by the government. Also described as the grey economy, an informal economy is not taxed and activities in this segment are not included in the country’s Gross Domestic Product and Gross National Product. There are many nations in
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  • The Number of Dentists in the United States per 100,000 People

    The Number of Dentists in the United States per 100,000 People

    In order to provide people with the best healthcare, it is essential that the government provides good infrastructure and qualified work force. However, it is also imperative that there should be a sufficient number of doctors or specialists to ensure that the population gets access to good healthcare. Dental care is a significant part of
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