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Blog Global dynamism: the G7 fight back
Over the last few years, ask an economist where to look for growth and the answer would usually be the emerging markets. Now, though, with renewed optimism in Japan the UK, and US , should we be looking to the developed economies for new opportunities?
International Business Report (IBR) Are two Latin Americas emerging?
I read a fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal the other day which suggested that my region could broadly be thought of as two separate entities.
Global Dynamism Index (GDI) Sweden is open for business
Sweden is an open, trade-oriented economy with a strong emphasis on supporting enterprise. It is therefore perhaps unsurprising, if still pleasing, to find the economy ranked third for the dynamism of our business operating environment in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013. We are behind only Ireland and Canada on this measure in the 60-economy study.
Global Dynamism Index (GDI) Israel: at the forefront of global innovation
Israel is a major player in science & technological innovation. In fact, perhaps only the United States is more prominent globally.
Global Dynamism Index (GDI) Philippines the biggest climber in business growth environment rankings
The Philippine economy is growing fast. GDP expanded by 6.8% in 2012 and, whilst remittances climbed to a record high of US$23.8 billion in 2012, their share of GDP actually dropped to 8.5%, down from 9% in 2011.
Global Dynamism Index (GDI) Developing a business growth environment in China
The Chinese economy is slowing. The days of rampant, double-digit expansion are in the past as we move away from massive investment and export dependency towards a more sustainable, consumption-driven model of growth. This rebalancing offers both challenges and opportunities for dynamic organisations. How these businesses adapt to the changing environment will be key to their growth prospects.
Blog Chile is the world's second most dynamic economy
There was some great news for Chile in the latest edition of the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI): we ranked second out of 60 economies, behind only Australia.
Global Dynamism Index (GDI) Australia tops dynamism index
According to our Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013, Australia is the economy businesses should be looking at. It climbed to the top of the ranking of 60 of the largest economies in the world this year, up from seventh place in 2012.
Global Dynamism Index (GDI) Australia, Chile and China top business growth environment index
Last week, we released the results of the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013. This is the second year we have released these results. We are seeing the beginning of trends in the data but there was also some interesting movement up and down the rankings.
Global Dynamism Index (GDI) Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013
These are the results of the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013, an annual research project designed by the Economist Intelligence Unit, which ranks the development of the business growth environments of 60 of the world's largest economies over the past 12 months.
Blog Faster growth or greater security?
One of the most interesting aspects of our recent Global Dynamism Index (GDI) was the strong performance of mature economies. It was a result Ed Nusbaum described as counterintuitive in that the word dynamism tends to be attributed to faster growing emerging markets such as the BRIC economies.
Blog How dynamic is your economy?
The global economy is going through a very difficult phase. Growth in key emerging markets such as China, Brazil and India is slowing. In the United States, the economy seems to be treading water as everyone waits for the presidential elections in November, despite the looming ‘fiscal cliff’.