I borrowed the following from Mike Cope's blog, and thought it was interesting. i read the complete article, and Newsweek used a number of criteria to determine their ranking: education, health, quality of life, economic dynamism and political environment. I would be curious to hear your reaction. Here it is:
Newsweek’s cover story this week is entitled “The Best Country in the World Is . . . .” Here is their top ten:
It was a good survey if you live in northern Europe! Congrats to Scandinavia.
In the next ten spots you pick up (in order) the United States, Germany, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Korea, France, Ireland, Austria, Belgium, and Singapore.