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Nation’s Supply Chains Disrupted by Hurricane Sandy - Supply Chain Management Review
Analysts are still assessing the impact of closed airports and thousands of flight cancellations on cargo operations throughout the region
around-the-web  This-Week-188  hurricane-sandy  supply-chain 
october 2012 by areadevelopment
Annual State-Local Tax Burden Ranking (2010) - New York Citizens Pay the Most, Alaska the Least - Tax Foundation
Since 2000, state and local burdens have increased from 9.3 percent to 9.9 percent. During the 2010 fiscal year, however, burdens remained fairly stable, only decreasing slightly from their 2009 levels.
In 2010, the residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut paid the highest state-local tax burdens in the nation. These are the only three states where resident taxpayers forego over 12 percent of income in state and local taxes.
studies  around-the-web  This-Week-188  government-policy  taxes-incentives 
october 2012 by areadevelopment
Best Practices Rise to the Top in Digital States Survey - Center for Digital Government
Michigan and Utah topped the 2012 Digital States Survey, a comprehensive biennial review of the technology practices of state governments conducted by the Center for Digital Government (CDG). CDG is the research and advisory division of e.Republic, the company that publishes Government Technology.
around-the-web  This-Week-188  studies  ICT  government-policy  ranking 
october 2012 by areadevelopment
Is your Region Creative, Innovative, Productive, or Just Populated? - Martin Prosperity Institute
Previous Martin Prosperity Institute Insights have looked at the relationship between the population and GDP share for U.S. metropolitan areas. This Insight will look deeper into these findings, by looking at metros in relation to two additional variables-awarded patents and Creative Class occupations
around-the-web  This-Week-188  demographics  studies  innovation-hubs  innovation  creative-class 
october 2012 by areadevelopment
Airbus to double U.S. investment - Air Cargo World News
Seeing an opening in the U.S. manufacturing industry, Airbus officials recently announced plans to double their annual $12 million investment in U.S. manufacturers by 2020.
around-the-web  This-Week-188  airbus  boeing  aerospace  industry-reports 
october 2012 by areadevelopment
7 best new global cities for startups - FORTUNE
Everybody talks about innovation - here are six global cities (and one city-state ) that are actually enabling startups and smart ideas.
This-Week-188  startup  metros  business-globalization  ranking  around-the-web 
october 2012 by areadevelopment
Industry Leaders: Domestic Oil, Gas Driving U.S. Manufacturing Resurgence - Fuel Fix
Leaders from business, manufacturing and chemical groups struggled Thursday to find superlatives big enough to describe the transformation in the US energy landscape amid an explosion in domestic oil and gas production.
oil  energy  manufacturing  around-the-web  This-Week-188  matt 
october 2012 by areadevelopment
US industrial manufacturers remain positive on revenue growth expectations - PwC Barometer Surveys
Despite continued uncertainty regarding the prospects of both the US and global economies, the majority of US industrial manufacturers remain positive regarding the overall revenue outlook for the next 12 months, according to PwCs Q3 2012 Manufacturing Barometer.
around-the-web  This-Week-188  studies  manufacturing 
october 2012 by areadevelopment

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