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Best In The World

6:52am: Factoring in both paid and unpaid work, who puts in more hours? It's usually the women, according to the OECD. More
Oct 24: The U.S. has a larger gender gap than 22 other countries including Germany, Ireland, Nicaragua and Cuba, according to a World Economic Forum report released Thursday. More
Oct 24: American scores in literacy, math and problem solving are well below average, despite relatively high amount of years spent in school. More
Nov 5: In all countries, women do more unpaid work at home than men. But in these 10 countries, the chore gap is the narrowest.More
July 16: Where in the world do workers toil the most each year? The United States is high on the list, but a few other countries work even harder. More
July 10: Americans work an average of 38 hours a week, even after factoring in part-time jobs. Here are 10 industrialized nations where workers have shorter hours. More
Aug 12: These countries offer generous benefits for parents, making it easier for working mothers and fathers to balance work and family. More
May 30: The U.S. has regained its standing as the world's most competitive country, according to the latest rankings from Swiss business school IMD. More
May 20: Apple remains the top global brand with an estimated value of $185 billion, according to an annual ranking by WPP and Millward Brown. Which other companies have brands worth billions? More

World's Largest Economies
Interactive: World's largest economies