A comparison between two economic indicators shows how competitiveness is more closely related to social progress than to GDP. This LSE Business Review column looks at how Kuwait, New Zealand and many other countries perform in terms of GDP per capita, the Global Competitiveness Index and a new Social Progress Index.
Mark EspositoProfessor of business and economics
Mark Esposito is a professor of business and economics with appointments at several Institutions as well as a socio- economic strategist, researching MegaTrends, Business Model Innovations and Competitiveness. He is co-author of the book “Understanding How the Future Unfolds: Using Drive to Harness the Power of Today’s Megatrends”. He has advised and consulted Cities, Governments, the WEF and UN agencies at the interface between Business, Technology and Government. He is co-founder of Nexus FrontierTech, an AI studio dedicated to the productions of AI solutions