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The Economic Competitiveness of Aruba: Financials Returns, Labor Productivity and International Gaps - Product Image

The Economic Competitiveness of Aruba: Financials Returns, Labor Productivity and International Gaps

  • ID: 344234
  • May 2006
  • Region: Global, Aruba
  • 154 pages
  • ICON Group International

Is Aruba competitive? With the globalization of markets, the increased mobility of corporate assets, and the need for productive human resources, this question has become all the more complex to answer. This report was prepared to tackle this question by focussing on certain fundamentals: financial performance and labor productivity.

In the former case, we are essentially interested in the degree to which firms operating in Aruba have fundamentally different financial structures and performance compared to firms located elsewhere. With respect to this view of competitiveness, if one were to invest or operate in Aruba, how would the firm’s asset structure likely vary compared to a firm operating in some other country in North America or average location in the world? In Aruba, do firms typically hold more cash and other short term assets, or do they concentrate their assets in physical plant and equipment? On the liability side, do firms operating in Aruba have a higher percent of payables compared to other firms operating in North America, or do they hold a higher concentration of long term debt? The structure of the income statement is also telling. Do firms operating READ MORE >

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1 INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY

1.1 Financial Returns and Gaps: Methodology

1.2 Labor Productivity Gaps: Methodology

1.3 Limitations and Extensions

1.4 Related Reports
2 FINANCIAL RETURNS: ASSET STRUCTURE RATIOS

2.1 Overview

2.2 Assets
Definitions of Terms

2.3 Asset Structure: Outlook

2.4 Asset Structure: International Gaps

2.5 Key Percentiles and Rankings
3 FINANCIAL RETURNS: LIABILITY STRUCTURE RATIOS

3.1 Overview

3.2 Liabilities and Equity
Definitions of Terms

3.3 Liability Structure: Outlook

3.4 Liability and Equity Structure: International Gaps

3.5 Key Percentiles and Rankings
4 FINANCIAL RETURNS: INCOME STRUCTURE RATIOS

4.1 Overview

4.2 Income Statements
Definitions of Terms

4.3 Income Structure: Outlook

4.4 Income Structure: Gaps

4.5 Key Percentiles and Rankings
5 FINANCIAL RETURNS: PROFITABILITY RATIOS

5.1 Overview

5.2 Ratios
Definitions of Terms

5.3 Ratio Structure: Outlook

5.4 Return Ratios Structures: Gaps

5.5 Key Percentiles and Rankings
6 PRODUCTIVITY: ASSET-LABOR RATIOS

6.1 Overview

6.2 Asset to Labor: Outlook

6.3 Asset to Labor: International Gaps

6.4 Key Percentiles and Rankings
7 PRODUCTIVITY: LIABILITY-LABOR RATIOS

7.1 Overview

7.2 Liability to Labor: Outlook

7.3 Liability and Equity to Labor: International Gaps

7.4 Key Percentiles and Rankings
8 PRODUCTIVITY: INCOME-LABOR RATIOS

8.1 Overview

8.2 Income to Labor: Outlook

8.3 Income to Labor: Gaps

8.4 Key Percentiles and Rankings
9 DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS

9.1 Disclaimers & Safe Harbor

9.2 User Agreement Provisions

9.3 Financial Glossaries: Bibliography

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