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CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX
The Corruption perception index serves as a reminder that
the abuse of power, secret dealings and bribery continue
to ravage societies around the world.
THE GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT
The
Global Competitiveness Report
assesses the
competitiveness landscape of 148 economies, providing
insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.
BIG MAC INDEX
Big Mac Index is based on the theory of purchasing-power
parity and in the long run exchange rates ought to adjust
so that a basket of goods and services costs the same
across countries.
GROSS NATIONAL INCOME (GNI)
Gross national income (GNI) is the aggregate value of the
balances of gross primary incomes for all sectors; (gross
national income is identical to gross national product
(GNP) as hitherto understood in national accounts
generally)