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CIV’s Dr. Robyn Klingler Vidra addresses the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Rankings for 2015-2016 科勒风投研究院罗宾·科林勒·维德拉( Robyn Klingler Vidra)博士就世界经济论坛《2015-2016年全球竞争力报告》发表评论

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Dr. Robyn Klingler Vidra, a Senior Research Fellow at the Coller Institute of Venture, was interviewed by the UK Press Association about the advance of British tech competitiveness. The interview was prompted by the release of the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Rankings for 2015-2016 on September 30; Dr. Klingler Vidra has managed the UK Executive Opinion Survey – which provides a substantial portion of the data on which the Competitiveness Rankings are determined – every year since 2009 through LSE Enterprise Ltd. In the interview about the Global Competitiveness Ranking – where the UK is ranked #10 – Dr. Klingler Vidra points to innovative government policy (change in national curriculum and the launch of Tech City in 2010) and the “Dragon’s Den effect” whereby start-up activity is growing in its quality and quantity in the UK. Macroeconomic factors, particularly large public debt as a percent of GDP and the government deficit, are noted as the primary detractors for the UK’s ranking.

Dr. Klingler Vidra will participate at CIV2015HK: The Futures of Venture in Hong Kong on Nov-6. In addition to her presentation on Venture Policy Perspectives, Dr. Klingler Vidra will lead a Venture Research Workshop on Nov-7.

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