The top-ranked country in the Future 15, the United Arab Emirates (see full list in the right hand image), is benefiting from increasingly positive perceptions about its financial stability, educational system, overall happiness of its citizens, and commitment to growth through investments in infrastructure and research and development. “There’s lots of inward investment, and people around the world are starting to see that quality of life is good,” says Daniel Rosentreter, the chief strategy officer of North America at FutureBrand.
Gerd comments: Switzerland (where I live) as current #1 — interesting. But UAE as future No.1 … I really have my doubts - this is like measuring GNP and GNH (gross national happiness), maybe?
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