Benchmarking Calgary’s Competitiveness: Understanding Risks And Opportunities

December 12, 2015


Calgary Economic Development, in conjunction with Monitor Deloitte, recently completed a study “Benchmarking Calgary’s Competitiveness”. The purpose of the study was to better understand how Calgary compares to 10 peer cities across five broad categories: Human Capital, Economic Strength, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Cost of Doing Business and Livability. The study found that Calgary’s past success is derived from a knowledge driven economy claiming top rankings in the areas of education and diversity.Innovation and entrepreneurship are measures that consider Calgary’s desire to take risks in establishing and managing business ventures and ventures into uncharted business territory.

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