Global Innovation Index 2013 Edition http://www.globalinnovationindex.org; The GII recognizes the key role of innovation as a driver of economic growth and prosperity. The GII has evolved into a valuable benchmarking tool to facilitate public-private dialogue, whereby policymakers, business leaders and other stakeholders can evaluate progress on a continual basis. See Your Country Ranking http://www.globalinnovationindex.org/content.aspx?page=data-analysis;
Positive global indices on the back of higher crude oil prices lifted the Indian equity markets during the early morning trade session on Thursday. Both the key indices traded with gains of almost half a per cent each, as healthy buying was witnessed in stocks of automobile, banking, and oil and gas. The wider 51-scrip … Continue reading "Equity Markets Rise On Positive Global Cues"
GLOBAL PEACE (1) The Global Peace Index combines 22, both qualitative and quantitative, indicators of peace/conflict levels to formulate a single figure which is the internationally recognized GPI. The GPI only slightly useful in assessing human well being as it is made up of many measures creating a more room for error. For example, one of the 22 components of the GPI is a qualitative rating of the ease of access to small arms and light weapons.