The top-ranked countries in Policy and Stability are Singapore, Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland.
Moving beyond hard measures of research output or IP protection which provide a robust overview of how favorable an innovation environment a country may present, it is also important to consider factors in policy and overall stability. After all, weak enforcement of laws, or political stability, can trump the other measures.
The chart below shows the country scores for Policy and Stability, ordered by rank and alphabetically by country name. Scroll down to the Policy and Stability metrics for highlights of top performers in each metric.
Scores in these individual metrics are averaged to produce the overall category score shown above
The top-ranked countries in Political stability and absence of violence/terrorism are Luxembourg, New Zealand, Australia, Austria, Canada, Finland, Hong Kong, Iceland, Norway, Singapore, and Switzerland.
The top-ranked countries in Government effectiveness are Singapore, Switzerland, and Finland.
The top-ranked countries in Regulatory quality are Singapore, Australia, Canada, Finland, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
The top-ranked countries in Rule of law are Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland.
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