Partner Institutes

 

The World Economic Forum’s Centre for Global Competitiveness and Performance is pleased to acknowledge and thank the following organizations as its valued Partner Institutes, without which the realization of The Global Competitiveness Report 2011 – 2012 would not have been feasible:  

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Albania
Institute for Contemporary Studies (ISB)
Artan Hoxha, President
Elira Jorgoni, Senior Expert and Project Manager
Endrit Kapaj, Researcher

Algeria
Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée pour le Développement (CREAD)
Youcef Benabdallah, Assistant Professor
Yassine Ferfera, Director

Angola
MITC Investimentos
Estefania Jover, Senior Adviser
South Africa-Angola Chamber of Commerce (SA-ACC)
Roger Ballard-Tremeer, Hon Chief Executive

Argentina
IAE—Universidad Austral
Cristian Alonso, Project Manager
Eduardo Luis Fracchia, Professor

Armenia
Economy and Values Research Center
Manuk Hergnyan, Chairman
Sevak Hovhannisyan, Board Member and Senior Associate
Gohar Malumyan, Research Associate

Australia
Australian Industry Group
Carola Lehmer, Senior Research Coordinator
Heather Ridout, Chief Executive
Nikki Wilson, Administrative Assistant

Austria
Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)
Karl Aiginger, Director
Gerhard Schwarz, Coordinator, Survey Department

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan Marketing Society
Fuad Aliyev, Project Manager
Ashraf Hajiyev, Consultant

Bahrain
Bahrain Competitiveness Council, Bahrain Economic Development Board
Nada Azmi, Manager, Economic Planning and Development
Mohammed bin Essa Al-Khalifa, Chief Executive
Maryam Matter, Coordinator, Economic Planning and Development

Bangladesh
Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)
Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director
Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Senior Research Fellow
Kishore Kumer Basak, Research Associate

Barbados
Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies, University of West Indies (UWI)
Andrew Downes, Director

Belgium
Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School
Priscilla Boairdi, Associate, Competence Centre Entrepreneurship, Governance and Strategy
Wim Moesen, Professor
Leo Sleuwaegen, Professor, Competence Centre Entrepreneurship, Governance and Strategy

Benin
CAPOD - Conception et Analyse de Politiques de Développement
Epiphane Adjovi, Business Coordinator
Maria-Odile Attanasso, Deputy Coordinator
Fructueux Deguenonvo, Researcher

Bosnia and Herzegovina
MIT Center, School of Economics and Business in Sarajevo, University of Sarajevo
Zlatko Lagumdzija, Professor
Zeljko Sain, Executive Director
Jasmina Selimovic, Assistant Director

Botswana
Botswana National Productivity Centre
Letsogile Batsetswe, Research Consultant and Statistician
Parmod Chandna, Acting Executive Director
Phumzile Thobokwe, Manager, Information and Research Services Department

Brazil
Fundação Dom Cabral
Marina Araújo, Economist and Researcher, The Competitiveness and Innovation Center
Carlos Arruda, Executive Director, International Advisory Council and Professor, The Competitiveness and Innovation Center
Fabiana Madsen, Economist and Researcher, The Competitiveness and Innovation Center
Movimento Brasil Competitivo (MBC)
Erik Camarano, Director President
Nikelma Moura, Communications Assistant
Tatiana Ribeiro, Project Coordinator

Brunei Darussalam
Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources
Pehin Dato Yahya Bakar, Minister
Dato Dr Amin Abdullah, Permanent Secretary

Bulgaria
Center for Economic Development
Anelia Damianova, Senior Expert

Burkina Faso
lnstitut Supérieure des Sciences de la Population (ISSP), University of Ouagadougou
Samuel Kabore, Economist and Head of Development Strategy and Population Research

Burundi
University Research Centre for Economic and Social Development (CURDES), National University of Burundi
Banderembako Deo, Director
Gilbert Niyongabo, Dean, Faculty of Economics & Management

Cambodia
Economic Institute of Cambodia
Sok Hach, President
Seiha Neou, Research Manager
Sokheng Sam, Researcher

Cameroon
Comité de Compétitivité (Competitiveness Committee)
Lucien Sanzouango, Permanent Secretary

Canada
The Conference Board of Canada
Michael R. Bloom, Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness & Learning
Anne Golden, President and Chief Executive Officer
P. Derek Hughes, Senior Research Associate

Cape Verde
INOVE RESEARCH—Investigação e Desenvolvimento, Lda
Sara Mendes, Senior Researcher
Júlio Delgado, Partner and Senior Researcher
Frantz Tavares, Partner and Chief Executive Officer

Chad
Groupe de Recherches Alternatives et de Monitoring du Projet Pétrole-Tchad-Cameroun (GRAMP-TC)
Antoine Doudjidingao, Researcher
Gilbert Maoundonodji, Director
Celine Nénodji Mbaipeur, Programme Officer

Chile
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Fernando Larrain Aninat, Director of the Master in Management and Public Policy, School of Government
Camila Chadwick, Project Coordinator
Leonidas Montes, Dean, School of Government

China
Institute of Economic System and Management
National Development and Reform Commission
Zhou Haichun, Deputy Director and Professor
Chen Wei, Research Fellow
Dong Ying, Professor
China Center for Economic Statistics Research, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics
Lu Dong, Professor
Hongye Xiao, Professor
Bojuan Zhao, Professor
Huazhang Zheng, Associate Professor

Colombia
National Planning Department
Alvaro Edgar Balcazar, Entrepreneurial Development Director
Hernando José Gómez, General Director
Nelson Fabián Villareal Rincón, Advisor
Colombian Council of Competitiveness
Rosario Córdoba, President
Côte d’Ivoire
Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Côte d’Ivoire
Jean-Louis Billon, President
Jean-Louis Giacometti, Technical Advisor to the President
Mamadou Sarr, Director General

Croatia
National Competitiveness Council
Jadranka Gable, Project Administrator
Kresimir Jurlin, Research Associate
Mira Lenardic, Senior Advisor

Cyprus
Cyprus College Research Center
Bambos Papageorgiou, Head of Socioeconomic and Academic Research
cdbbank—The Cyprus Development Bank
Maria Markidou-Georgiadou, Manager, International Business Banking

Czech Republic
CMC Graduate School of Business
Tomas Janca, Executive Director

Denmark
Danish Technological Institute, Center for Policy and Business Development
Hanne Shapiro, Center Manager

Ecuador
ESPAE Graduate School of Management, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL)
Elizabeth Arteaga, Project Assistant
Virginia Lasio, Director
Sara Wong, Professor

Egypt
The Egyptian Center for Economic Studies
Iman Al-Ayouty, Senior Economist
Omneia Helmy, Deputy Director of Research and Lead Economist
Magda Kandil, Executive Director and Director of Research

Estonia
Estonian Institute of Economic Research
Evelin Ahermaa, Head of Economic Research Sector
Marje Josing, Director
Estonian Development Fund
Kitty Kubo, Head of Foresight
Ott Pärna, Chief Executive Officer

Ethiopia
African Institute of Management, Development and Governance
Tegegne Teka, General Manager

Finland
ETLA—The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
Petri Rouvinen, Research Director
Markku Kotilainen, Research Director
Pekka Ylä-Anttila, Managing Director

France
HEC School of Management, Paris
Bertrand Moingeon, Professor and Deputy Dean
Bernard Ramanantsoa, Professor and Dean

Gambia, The
Gambia Economic and Social Development Research Institute (GESDRI)
Makaireh A. Njie, Director

Georgia
Business Initiative for Reforms in Georgia
Tamara Janashia, Executive Director
Giga Makharadze, Founding Member of the Board of Directors
Mamuka Tsereteli, Founding Member of the Board of Directors

Germany
IW Consult GmbH, Cologne Institute for Economic Research
Adriana Sonia Neligan, Head of Department
WHU—Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar
Ralf Fendel, Professor of Monetary Economics
Michael Frenkel, Professor, Chair of Macroeconomics and International Economics

Ghana
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)
Patricia Djorbuah, Projects Officer
Cletus Kosiba, Executive Director
Nana Owusu-Afari, President

Greece
SEV Hellenic Federation of Enterprises
Michael Mitsopoulos, Coordinator, Research and Analysis
Thanasis Printsipas, Economist, Research and Analysis

Guatemala
FUNDESA
Edgar A. Heinemann, President of the Board of Directors
Pablo Schneider, Economic Director
Juan Carlos Zapata, General Manager

Guyana
Institute of Development Studies, University of Guyana
Karen Pratt, Research Associate
Clive Thomas, Director

Haiti
Private Sector Economic Forum
Edouard Baussan, Deputy Coordinator
Reginald Boulos, Coordinator
Bernard Craan, Secretary General

Hong Kong SAR
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
David O’Rear, Chief Economist
Federation of Hong Kong Industries
Alexandra Poon, Director
The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce

Hungary
KOPINT-TÁRKI Economic Research Ltd.
Peter Vakhal,, Project Manager
Éva Palócz, Chief Executive Officer

Iceland
Innovation Center Iceland
Karl Fridriksson, Managing Director of Human Resources and Marketing
Ardis Armannsdottir, Marketing Manager
Thorsteinn I. Sigfusson, Director

India
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General
Marut Sengupta, Deputy Director General
Gantakolla Srivastava, Head, Financial Services

Indonesia
Center for Industry, SME & Business Competition Studies, University of Trisakti
Tulus Tambunan, Professor and Director

Iran, Islamic Republic of
The Centre for Economic Studies and Surveys (CESS), Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines
Hammed Roohani, Director

Ireland
Competitiveness Survey Group, Department of Economics, University College Cork
Eleanor Doyle, Professor, Department of Economics
Niall O’Sullivan
Bernadette Power
National Competitiveness Council
Adrian Devitt, Manager
Michelle Nic Gearailt, Assistant Economist

Israel
Manufacturers’ Association of Israel (MAI)
Shraga Brosh, President
Dan Catarivas, Director
Amir Hayek, Managing Director

Italy
SDA Bocconi School of Management
Secchi Carlo, Full Professor of Economic Policy, Bocconi University
Paola Dubini, Associate Professor, Bocconi University
Francesco A. Saviozzi, SDA Assistant Professor,
Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management Department

Jamaica
Mona School of Business (MSB), The University of the West Indies
Patricia Douce, Project Administrator
Evan Duggan, Executive Director and Professor
William Lawrence, Director, Professional Services Unit

Japan
Keio University in cooperation with Keizai Doyukai Keizai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives)
Yoko Ishikura, Professor,Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University
Kiyohiko Ito, Managing Director, Keizai Doyukai
Heizo Takenaka, Director, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University

Jordan
Ministry of Planning & International Cooperation
Jordan National Competitiveness Team
Mukhallad Omari, Director of Policies and Studies Department
Aktham Al-Zubi, Senior Researcher
Kawther Al-Zou’bi, Head of Competitiveness Division

Kazakhstan
JSC “National Analytical Centre of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan”
Takhir Aslyaliyev, Project Manager
Ayana Manasova, Chairperson
Alikhan Yerzhanov, Expert Analyst

Kenya
Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi
Mohamud Jama, Director and Associate Professor
Paul Kamau, Senior Research Fellow
Dorothy McCormick, Research Professor

Korea, Republic of
College of Business School, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST
Ingoo Han, Senior Associate Dean and Professor
Byungtae Lee, Acting Dean
Professor Kayla Jisoo Lee, Manager, Exchange Programme
Korea Development Institute
Joohee Cho, Senior Research Associate
Yongsoo Lee, Head, Policy Survey Unit

Kuwait
Kuwait National Competitiveness Committee
Adel Al-Husainan, Committee Member
Fahed Al-Rashed, Committee Chairman
Sayer Al-Sayer, Committee Member

Kyrgyz Republic
Economic Policy Institute “Bishkek Consensus”
Lola Abduhametova, Program Coordinator
Marat Tazabekov, Chairman

Latvia
Institute of Economics, Latvian Academy of Sciences
Helma Jirgena, Director
Irina Curkina, Researcher

Lebanon
Bader Young Entrepreneurs Program
Antoine Abou-Samra, Managing Director
Hiba Zunji, Assistant

Lesotho
Private Sector Foundation of Lesotho
O.S.M. Moosa, Chaiperson
Tiisetso Sekhonyana, Researcher
Lindiwe Sephomolo, Chief Executive Officer

Lithuania
Statistics Lithuania
Vilija Lapeniene, Director General
Gediminas Samuolis, Head, Knowledge Economy and Special Surveys Statistics Division
Ona Grigiene, Deputy Head, Knowledge Economy and Special Surveys Statistics Division

Luxembourg
Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
François-Xavier Borsi, Attaché, Economic Department
Carlo Thelen, Chief Economist, Member of the Managing Board
Christel Chatelain, Attachée, Economic Department

Macedonia, FYR
National Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness Council (NECC)
Dejan Janevski, Project Coordinator
Zoran Stavreski, President of the Managing Board
Saso Trajkoski, Executive Director

Madagascar
Centre of Economic Studies, University of Antananarivo
Ravelomanana Mamy Raoul, Director
Razato Rarijaona Simon, Executive Secretary

Malawi
Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Hope Chavula, Public Private Dialogue Manager
Chancellor L. Kaferapanjira, Chief Executive Officer

Malaysia
Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)
Mahani Zainal Abidin, Chief Executive
Steven C.M. Wong, Senior Director, Economics
Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC)
Mohd Razali Hussain, Director General
Lee Saw Hoon, Senior Director

Mali
Groupe de Recherche en Economie Appliquée et Théorique (GREAT)
Massa Coulibaly, Coordinator

Malta
Competitive Malta—Foundation for National Competitiveness
Margrith Lutschg-Emmenegger, Vice President
Adrian Said, Chief Coordinator
Caroline Sciortino, Research Coordinator

Mauritania
Centre d’Information Mauritanien pour le Développement Economique et Technique (CIMDET/CCIAM)
Khira Mint Cheikhnani, Director
Lô Abdoul, Consultant and Analyst
Habib Sy, Analyst

Mauritius
Joint Economic Council of Mauritius
Raj Makoond, Director
Board of Investment
Kevin Bessondyal, Assistant Director, Planning and Policy
Dev Chamroo, Director, Planning and Policy
Raju Jaddoo, Managing Director

Mexico
Center for Intellectual Capital and Competitiveness
Erika Ruiz Manzur, Executive Director
René Villarreal Arrambide, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jesús Zurita González, General Director
Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad (IMCO)
Priscila Garcia, Researcher
Manuel Molano, Deputy General Director
Juan E. Pardinas, General Director
Ministry of the Economy
Jose Antonio Torre, Undersecretary for Competitiveness and Standardization
Enrique Perret Erhard, Technical Secretary for Competitiveness
Narciso Suarez, Research Director, Secretary for Competitiveness

Moldova
Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (AESM)
Grigore Belostecinic, Rector
Centre for Economic Research (CER)
Corneliu Gutu, Director

Mongolia
Open Society Forum (OSF)
Munkhsoyol Baatarjav, Manager of Economic Policy
Erdenejargal Perenlei, Executive Director

Montenegro
Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses (ISSP)
Maja Drakic, Project Manager
Petar Ivanovic, Chief Executive Officer
Veselin Vukotic, President

Morocco
Comité National de l'Environnement des Affaires
Seloua Benmbarek, Head of Mission
Université Hassan II, LASAARE
Fouzi Mourji, Professor of Economics
General Confederation of Moroccan Entreprise (CGEM)
Mounir Ferram, Delegate Director 

Mozambique
EconPolicy Research Group, Lda.
Peter Coughlin, Director
Donaldo Miguel Soares, Researcher
Ema Marta Soares, Assistant

Namibia
Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)
Graham Hopwood, Executive Director

Nepal
Centre for Economic Development and Administration (CEDA)
Ramesh Chandra Chitrakar, Professor and Country Coordinator
Bharat Pokharel, Project Director and Executive Director
Mahendra Raj Joshi, Member

Netherlands
INSCOPE: Research for Innovation, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Frans A. J. Van den Bosch, Professor
Henk W. Volberda, Director and Professor

New Zealand
Business New Zealand
Phil O’Reilly, Chief Executive
The New Zealand Institute
Catherine Harland, Project Leader
Rick Boven, Director

Nigeria
Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG)
Frank Nweke Jr., Director General
Chris Okpoko, Associate Director, Research
Foluso Phillips, Chairman

Norway
BI Norwegian School of Management
Eskil Goldeng, Researcher
Torger Reve, Professor

Oman
The International Research Foundation
Salem Ben Nasser Al-Ismaily, Chairman
Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development (PAIPED)
Mehdi Ali Juma, Expert for Economic Research

Pakistan
Competitiveness Support Fund
Maryam Jawaid, Communication Specialist
Imran Khan, Economist
Shahab Khawaja, Chief Executive Officer

Paraguay
Centro de Análisis y Difusión de Economia Paraguaya (CADEP)
Dionisio Borda, Research Member
Fernando Masi, Director
María Belén Servín, Research Member

Peru
Centro de Desarrollo Industrial (CDI), Sociedad Nacional de Industrias
Néstor Asto, Project Director
Luis Tenorio, Executive Director

Philippines
Makati Business Club (MBC)
Marc P. Opulencia, Deputy Director
Michael B. Mundo, Chief Economist
Peter Angelo V. Perfecto, Executive Director
In cooperation with the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP)
Arnold P. Salvador, Executive Director

Poland
Economic Institute, National Bank of Poland
Jarosław T. Jakubik, Deputy Director
Piotr Boguszewski, Advisor

Portugal
PROFORUM, Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Engenharia
Ilídio António de Ayala Serôdio, Vice President of the Board of Directors
Fórum de Administradores de Empresas (FAE)
Paulo Bandeira, General Director
Pedro do Carmo Costa, Member of the Board of Directors
Esmeralda Dourado, President of the Board of Directors

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico 2000, Inc.
Suzette M. Jimenez, President
Francisco Montalvo Fiol, Project Coordinator

Qatar
Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA)
Issa Abdul Salam Abu Issa, Secretary-General
Sarah Abdallah, Deputy General Manager

Romania
Group of Applied Economics (GEA)
Liviu Voinea, Executive Director
Irina Zgreaban, Program Coordinator

Russian Federation
Bauman Innovation & Eurasia Competitiveness Institute
Katerina Marandi, Programme Manager
Alexey Prazdnichnykh, Principal and Managing Director
Stockholm School of Economics, Russia
Igor Dukeov, Area Principal
Carl F. Fey, Associate Dean of Research

Rwanda
Private Sector Federation
Roger Munyampenda, Chief Executive Officer
Vincent S. Safari, Director, Trade and Policy Advocacy

Saudi Arabia
National Competitiveness Center (NCC)
Awwad Al-Awwad, President
Khaldon Mahasen, Vice President

Senegal
Centre de Recherches Economiques Appliquées (CREA),
University of Dakar
Diop Ibrahima Thione, Director

Serbia
Foundation for the Advancement of Economics (FREN)
Mihail Arandarenko, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Katarina Bojie, Project Coordinator
Bojan Ristic, Researcher

Singapore
Economic Development Board
Angeline Poh, Director Planning
Cheng Wai San, Head, Research & Statistics Unit

Slovak Republic
Business Alliance of Slovakia (PAS)
Robert Kicina, Executive Director

Slovenia
Institute for Economic Research
Sonja Uršic, Senior Researcher
Peter Stanovnik, Professor
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics
Mateja Drnovšek, Professor
Aleš Vahcic, Professor

South Africa
Business Leadership South Africa
Friede Dowie, Director
Michael Spicer, Chief Executive Officer
Business Unity South Africa
Coenraad Bezuidenhout, Executive Director for Economic Policy
Jerry Vilakazi, Chief Executive Officer

Spain
IESE Business School, International Center for Competitiveness
María Luisa Blázquez, Research Associate
Enrique de Diego, Research Assistant
Antoni Subirà, Professor

Sri Lanka
Institute of Policy Studies
Ayodya Galappattige, Research Officer
Saman Kelegama, Executive Director
Dilani Hirimuthugodage, Research Officer

Swaziland
Federation of Swaziland Employers and Chamber of Commerce
Zodwa Mabuza, Chief Executive Officer
Mduduzi Lokotfwako, Research Analyst
Nyakwesi Motsa, Administration & Finance Manager

Sweden
International University of Entrepreneurship and Technology
Niclas Adler, President

Switzerland
University of St. Gallen, Executive School of Management, Technology and Law (ES-HSG)
Beat Bechtold, Communications Manager
Rubén Rodriguez Startz, Head of Project

Syria
Planning and International Cooperation Commission (PICC)
Amer Housni Loutfi, Head
Syrian Enterprise and Business Centre (SEBC)
Noha Chuck, Chief Executive Officer
National Competitiveness Observatory (NCO)
Rami Zaatari, Team Leader

Taiwan, China
Council for Economic Planning and Development, Executive Yuan
Liu, Y. Christina, Minister
Hung, J. B., Director, Economic Research Department
Shieh, Chung Chung, Researcher, Economic Research Department

Tajikistan
The Center for Sociological Research “Zerkalo”
Qahramon Baqoev, Director
Gulnora Beknazarova, Researcher
Alikul Isoev, Sociologist and Economist

Tanzania
Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA)
Joseph Semboja, Professor and Executive Director
Lucas Katera, Director, Commissioned Research
Cornel Jahari, Researcher, Commissioned Research Department

Thailand
Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University
Pongsak Hoontrakul, Senior Research Fellow
Toemsakdi Krishnamra, Director of Sasin
Piyachart Phiromswad, Faculty of Economics
Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)
Somchai Jitsuchon, Research Director
Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Distinguished Fellow
Yos Vajragupta, Senior Researcher

Timor-Leste
East Timor Development Agency (ETDA)
Jose Barreto Goncalves, Survey Supervisor
Januario Mok, Survey Field Officer
Palmira Pires, Director

Trinidad and Tobago
Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business
Miguel Carillo, Executive Director
Harrylal Nirmala, Director, International Centre
The Competitiveness Company
Rolph Balgobin, Chairman

Tunisia
Institut Arabe des Chefs d’Entreprises
Majdi Hassen, Executive Counsellor
Chekib Nouira, President

Turkey
TUSIAD Sabanci University Competitiveness Forum
Izak Atiyas, Director
Selcuk Karaata, Vice Director

Uganda
Kabano Research and Development Centre
Robert Apunyo, Program Manager
Delius Asiimwe, Executive Director
Catherine Ssekimpi, Research Associate

Ukraine
CASE Ukraine, Center for Social and Economic Research
Dmytro Boyarchuk, Executive Director
Vladimir Dubrovskiy, Leading Economist

United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development
H.E. Mohammed Omar Abdulla, Undersecretary
Dubai Economic Council
H.E. Hani Al Hamly, Secretary General
Emirates Competitiveness Council
H.E. Abdulla Nasser Lootah, Secretary General
Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), Zayed University
Mouawiya Alawad, Director

United Kingdom
LSE Enterprise Ltd, London School of Economics and Political Science
Adam Austerfield, Director of Projects
Niccolo Durazzi, Project Officer
Robyn Klingler Vidra, Researcher

Uruguay
Universidad ORT
Isidoro Hodara, Professor

Venezuela
CONAPRI—Venezuelan Council for Investment Promotion
Eduardo Porcarelli, Executive Director
Litsay Guerrero, Economic Affairs and Investor Services Manager

Vietnam
Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)
Dinh Van An, President
Phan Thanh Ha, Deputy Director, Department of
Macroeconomic Management
Pham Hoang Ha, Senior Researcher, Department of
Macroeconomic Management
Institute for Development Studies in HCMC (HIDS)
Nguyen Trong Hoa, Professor and President
Du Phuoc Tan, Head of Department
Trieu Thanh Son, Researcher

Yemen
Yemeni Businessmen Club YBC
Ahmed Abu Bakr Bazara, Chairman
Ali Saeed Mahmoud Al-Azaki, Executive Director
Margret Arning, Consultant

Zambia
Institute of Economic and Social Research (INESOR), University of Zambia
Patricia Funjika, Research Fellow
Jolly Kamwanga, Senior Research Fellow and Project Coordinator
Mubiana Macwan’gi, Director and Professor

Zimbabwe
Graduate School of Management, University of Zimbabwe
A. M. Hawkins, Professor

Belize, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
INCAE Business School, Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS)
Arturo Condo, Rector
Lawrence Pratt, Director, CLACDS
Marlene de Estrella, Director of External Relations
Víctor Umaña, Researcher and Project Manager, CLACDS

Latvia, Lithuania
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga
Karlis Kreslins, Executive MBA Programme Director
Anders Paalzow, Rector