International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Empirical Analysis of Determinants of International Competitiveness
Rafla Hchaichi, Sana Ben Ghodbane

It is now impossible to ensure the competitiveness of enterprises without seeing development strategies. However, innovation, as a key factor, can condition the capacity of firm to maintain sustainable competitive advantages. The objective of this paper is to present the determinants of firm development in a global geostrategic context and seeks to highlight, using a macroeconomic model applied to the case of Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt, the significant effect of variable price and non-price variables on international competitiveness. Several variables prove significant namely innovation, human capital, foreign direct investment and official exchange rates.

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