Economic Competitiveness of European Regions – 2013 RCI released by European Commission

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The 2013 EU Regional Competitiveness Index has been released by EC Directorate General Regio and DG Joint Research. The RCI ranks European Union NUTS-2 regions by economic strength, using eleven variables: (1) Quality of Institutions (2) Macro-economic Stability (3) Infrastructure (4) Health (5) Quality of Primary and Secondary Education (6) Higher Education and Lifelong Learning (7) Labour Market Efficiency (8) Market Size (9) Technological Readiness, (10) Business Sophistication and (11) Innovation. Full RCI-2013 text and tables are available here.