I. Chornodid, PhD, associate professor, doctoral candidate Scientific and Research Institute of Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, Kyiv COMPETITIVE SOCIAL POSITION OF THE COUNTRY: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

The article reveals the essence of the country’s competitive position, a comparative analysis according to international indexes and indicators is provided. Also the competitive social benefits of the country are described. The real situation of the competitive social benefits is considered on international standards and assessments. The estimation of the position of Ukraine is given in terms of freedom, network readiness index, the index of competitiveness of travel and tourism.

Keywords: social competitiveness, competitive advantage, competitive social benefits, social potential, social capital.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17721/1728-2667.2014/154-1/18

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