Quiz: How does the U.S. stack up to other countries in competitiveness?

The New York Stock Exchange is viewed on July 31, 2013 in New York City

It's international quiz time on the Marketplace Morning Report. Stephan Richter, editor-in-chief of the online international affairs magazine, The Globalist, brings us the question below.

With regard to the Global Competitiveness Report put out by the World Economic Forum each year, in which category does the United States rank first?

a. Competitiveness
b. Macroeconomic environment
c. Infrastructure
d. Things like health and primary education

Scroll down to see the answer and click on the audio player above to hear more about global competitiveness.






a. Competitiveness


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Stephan Richter is the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Globalist, a daily online magazine on the global economy, politics and culture.


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