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Problems with Global Infrastructure Rankings

By Martin W. Lewis | September 26, 2011 | 6 Comments
World Economic Forum's Infrastructure Criteria

September 17th 2011 article in The Economist stresses the inadequacy of Colombia’s transportation system, arguing that poor roads hold back the country’s economic growth. As evidence of the severity of the problem, the author notes that in terms of overall infrastructure, Colombia comes out “79th of 139 countries’ networks ranked by the World Economic Forum.”

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