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Best cities to live in

The list of the world's best cities to live in combines Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) global 'liveability' rankings with new criteria that examine 'spatial characteristics'. According to the EIU ranking, Amsterdam was rated as the second best city.

World's 15 most competitive nations

The 2013 Global Competitiveness Report, produced by the World Economic Forum, profiles and analyzes 144 economies. It is the most comprehensive assessment of its kind. [Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013]