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CodeGCI.3RDPILLAR.XQ
Indicator Name3rd pillar: Macroeconomic stability
Short definitionThis indicator is a derived from the following indicators: (a) Government budget balance (b) National savings rate (c) Inflation (d) Interest rate spread (e) Government debt and (f) Country credit rating.
Long definitionThis indicator is a derived from the following indicators: - (a) Government budget balance (b) National savings rate (c) Inflation (d) Interest rate spread (e) Government debt and (f) Country credit rating.
SourceThe Global Competitiveness Report: various issues (http://gcr.weforum.org/).
TopicPublic Sector: Policy & institutions
PeriodicityAnnual
General commentsTwo types of data are used in the GCI: (a) Survey data:These data are the results drawn from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. (b) Hard data: These data come from indicators obtained from a variety of sources.
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