By Guilherme Marques Moura*
Among the factors that allow the improvement in the standard of living of a locality is productivity. The more productive the workers, the higher the wages and therefore the more they can consume. Increased productivity is closely linked to competitiveness.
A competitive State better manages its productive resources, seeking both the generation of well-being and public services and local economic development, generating more jobs and income for the population.
In Brazil, the Center for Public Leadership (CLP) annually classifies Brazilian municipalities and States according to competitiveness.
The Competitiveness Ranking produced by the CLP aims to . . .