OCDE, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development did publish a website OECD Regional Well-being where is possible to have a screening of wellbeing indicators, measuring eight different topics: Environment, Income, Health, Safety, Access to services, Civic Engagement, Education, Jobs. So the benchmarking is more extended than mere GDP. Through the website is also possible to compare regions.
Ambrosetti Club proposes a way to measure the competitiveness: the Innosystem Index. The company point up that the challenge for the growth is played to day at the national level. The integrated innovation ecosystem is determined by the interactions among business, academia and government. (The Quadruple Helix Model adds citizens). The most innovative countries have developed local clusters of excellence, but the lesson from Ambrosetti is that there isn’t a single model of success, nor an organizational/functional configuration of reference. Here you can upload the executive summary (.pdf/en)
The report points out five priorities for the italian innovation ecosystem, and proposes 10 actions to support it.
The IESE Institute did publish his CIties in Motion Index (ICIM), that establishes a ranking among 135 cities based on 50 indicators along 10 dimensions: governance, public management, urban planning, technology, environment, international outreach, social cohesion, mobility and transportation, human capital, and economy.If you want compare your city, you can go here