World Economic Forum released the Global Competitiveness Report [download pdf summary] last week.
The report which rankscovers 120+ countries ranked the following as the top 10 globally competitive countries:
Of course, in the recent times, the "Socialist Welfare" Economic Model has become somewhat unfashionable in the metropolitan conversations of business-leaders/ strategy-makers (except as a target for bashing). But in its basic meaning, Socialism - i.e., people's control over the means of production - is worth a thought and consideration. And these FAQs on the Scandenavian Model describe why and how this economic model works.