For Once, Complexity Drives Success

Shahab Riazi
3 min readJun 3, 2022

A case study of contrasting fortunes: Pakistan & Vietnam

Recent examples of countries that have pulled ahead like Vietnam, Philippines and Thailand clearly illustrate that point when compared to countries that have stuck to the same mode of trade and products for the last several years and decades. An interesting case study in this case is the strategically located country of Pakistan in comparison with Vietnam.

Recently, Atlas of Economic Complexity released comparative rankings of countries measuring the complexity index of the products that…

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Shahab Riazi

Shahab Riazi is a resident of silicon valley with a love-hate relationship with tech! He is married to a loving indulgent wife and spoils 3 kids at her expense!