US ranks 23rd on Global Gender Gap

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Since 2006, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has provided policy makers with a framework for benchmarking gender-based disparities. This year’s WEF Global Gender Gap Report shows slight gains in gender parity due to increased economic equality. Unfortunately, the United States fell one position to 23rd in the index based on the four measures (i.e. health, …

Post-Globalism view of Competitive Economies

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) has sparked a debate about what constitutes a competitive economy with the recent release of its “Global Competitiveness Index.” For members of the Freedom First and Cost Cutter Wings of the Republican Party, the answers are always smaller government and less policing of market forces. However, you may want to …