Singapore has emerged as the top producer of competitive skills in Asia Pacific while it ranks sixth on a global scale, according to international business school INSEAD, which presented the findings at its Leadership Summit Asia on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of its Asia campus in Singapore.
Citing the study, ChannelNews Asia notes that Finland topped the global list, with Denmark coming in second, followed by Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.
The study benchmarked 55 countries in their supply of skills critical to innovation, competitiveness and sustainability. Each country was scored on 14 variables representing three types of skills - literacy and basic skills, occupational skills and "global knowledge economy" skills.
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