Examples of Data Points
Trade in goods and services, trade partner diversity, trade regulations, trade taxes, tariff rates, and number of trade agreements.
Foreign direct investment, portfolio investment, international debt, reserves and income payments, investment restrictions, capital account openness, and international investment agreements.
International voice traffic, income transfers, international tourism, international students, migration, telephone subscriptions, freedom to visit, number of international airports.
Used internet bandwidth, international patents, high technology exports, television access, and internet access and press freedom.
Trade in cultural goods and personal services, international trademarks, presence of McDonald’s and IKEA stores, gender parity, human capital, and civil liberties.
Number of embassies, involvement in UN peace keeping missions, number of international non-government organizations, number of international inter-governmental organizations, international treaties, and treaty partner diversity.