International competitiveness of the economies of Mexico and Poland. Comparative analysis




Competitividad, índice de competitividad global, México, Polonia


This article aims at presenting two economies in terms of competitiveness, using the methodology developed by the World Economic Forum (WEF) basing on 40 years of experience in the preparation of international rankings. A comparative analysis of the economies of Mexico and Poland based on the results obtained by both countries in the Global Competitiveness Index in 2019 has been presented. The aim of this article is to analyse the competitive position in the international context, against the global background and against the relevant regions, considering many factors that make up competitiveness. The strongest and the weakest variables that make up the competitiveness of countries have been identified, and areas where actions are required to improve competitiveness have been indicated. It is concluded that there are many common features of the analysed economies in terms of competitiveness factors and close collaboration between Mexico and Poland may lead to an increase in the level of competitiveness of both economies.



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Author Biography

Joanna Gocłowska-Bolek, University of Warsaw, Poland

PhD in Economics from the University of Warsaw, Poland. Researcher at the Center for Political Analysis and Security Studies at the University of Warsaw. Email:, ORCID Code:


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How to Cite

Gocłowska-Bolek, J. (2021). International competitiveness of the economies of Mexico and Poland. Comparative analysis. Política, Globalidad Y Ciudadanía, 8(15), 48–67.