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2019’s Most & Least Innovative States - WalletHub
In order to recognize the nation’s biggest contributors, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key indicators of innovation-friendliness. Our data set ranges from share of STEM professionals to R&D spending per capita to tech-company density.
state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-450  research&development  STEM-workforce  economic-indicator-reports-analysis 
3 days ago by areadevelopment
Useful Stats: Distribution of R&D performance by state - SSTI
Nearly three-quarters of all research and development was performed by the private sector in fiscal year 2016, though this share differed greatly across the states, according to an SSTI analysis of recently released data from the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NSF NCSES). Delaware showed the greatest concentration of business R&D (90.5 percent of all R&D in the state), while Tennessee had the most diversified R&D portfolio with a roughly even distribution of R&D performed by businesses, higher education and federally funded R&D centers (FFRDC’s). The interactive chart below shows the breakdown of performers of research and development for each state.
research&development  state-rankings  economic-analysis  Around-the-web  this-week-450 
16 days ago by areadevelopment
State Corporate Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2019 - Tax Foundation
Corporate income taxes are levied in 44 states. Though often thought of as a major tax type, corporate income taxes account for an average of just 3.38 percent of state tax collections and 2.24 percent of state general revenue.
corporate-tax  state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-449  industry-organizations 
25 days ago by areadevelopment
U-Haul Names Top 50 Growth States For 2018
Texas registered as the U-Haul No. 1 Growth State in America for the third consecutive year, according to U-Haul® data analyzing U.S. migration trends for 2018.

U-Haul Growth States are calculated by the net gain of one-way U-Haul trucks entering a state versus leaving that state during a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 2 million one-way U-Haul truck sharing transactions that occur annually.
logistics  ranking  state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-448  diaspora  workforce-migration  this-week-448-new 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Useful Stats: Business R&D Intensity by State (2011-2016) - SSTI
Since 2011, more than half of the nation's new investment in business research and development has come from California companies, and more than three-quarters has come from the top five states, according to an SSTI analysis of recently released NSF data.
research&development  research-commercialization  state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-441 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
State of the Heartland: Factbook 2018 - Brookings
The State of the Heartland: Factbook 2018 benchmarks the performance of the 19-state American “Heartland” on 26 socioeconomic measures and is intended to help Heartland leaders and citizens better comprehend the region’s current trajectory at a time of rapid economic and social change.
midwest  plains-states  regional-reports  state-rankings  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  demographics  Around-the-web  economic-indicator-reports  this-week-439  south 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
States’ fiscal picture improves with growing economy - SSTI
The ability of states to deliver the services promised to its residents relies on their fiscal soundness. With most states beginning their fiscal year in July, SSTI has reviewed the current fiscal standing for each state and here presents a snapshot of our findings.
economic-analysis  state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-434 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Which US States are Best for Manufacturing 2018? - Supply Chain Digest
The Hoosier state has made itself very manufacturing friendly in recent years, such as approving right to work legislation and reducing taxes, and indeed has one of the top percent of manufactucturing jobs relative to total jobs of any state in the nation.
u.s.-manufacturing  state-rankings  indiana  Around-the-web  this-week-429 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
The Internet Connection Speed of Every State in America - StateTech
While the average internet speed across the country has grown exponentially in the last few years, coming in at around 18.7 megabits per second according to “Akamai’s State of the Internet: Q1 2017 Report,” there are still large disparities between what many states have come to expect from their connectivity.
infrastructure  broadband  ICT  state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-424  sfp-insider-6-8-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon Ranks Top Entrepreneurial States Amid Push for New Headquarters - US News
As Amazon continues to seek a prime location for its second headquarters – receiving promises of lucrative tax incentives along the way – the e-commerce behemoth on Tuesday named Utah the most entrepreneurial state in the country.
small-business  ranking  state-rankings  Around-the-web  amazon  HQ2  this-week-423 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Startup Activity Swings Upward for Third Consecutive Year, Annual Kauffman Index Reports - Kauffman.org
In addition to national Startup Activity trends, the Startup Index looks at activity in all 50 states and the 40 largest U.S. metropolitan areas.

Among the largest states, these five had the highest startup activity in 2017: California, Texas, Florida, Arizona and Colorado.

Among the 25 smaller states, these five had the highest startup activity in 2017: Oklahoma, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Nevada.

The five metropolitan areas with the highest startup activity were, in order: Miami, Austin, Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas.
Around-the-web  this-week-387  startup  ranking  Metros  state-rankings  small-business 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
State looks to take advantage of ‘reshoring’ trend - Connecticut Post
After decades where changes in manufacturing employment were characterized by offshoring, the current trend is toward “reshoring,” according to a report by location consultants The Boyd Co. of Princeton, N.J., which shows Connecticut faces steep challenges in taking advantage.
The state ranks No. 3 nationally on the list of most expensive places to run a factory, according to the report, behind only New Jersey and New York. South Carolina is the least expensive.
regional-reports  state-rankings  backshoring  cost-of-doing-business  Around-the-web  this-week-385 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Here are the Most Innovative States in America in 2016 - Bloomberg
Massachusetts stole a second straight victory in Bloomberg’s ranking of the most innovative U.S. states, a testament to how much the economy’s wheels are greased by investment in higher education and research.

California again scored just behind Massachusetts, which gained ground by churning out more science and engineering graduates and producing jobs in those industries even though it had less technology company density than in 2015, according to the data compiled by Bloomberg.
Massachusetts  california  innovation-hubs  ranking  state-rankings  innovation  Around-the-web  this-week-373-top  this-week-408 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
The Best And Worst States For Business 2016 - Forbes
Forbes 11th annual Best States for Business list measures which states have the best business climates and are poised to succeed going forward. Leading the way for the third straight year is Utah, which also ranked on top between 2010 and 2012. Only Virginia in 2013 interrupted Utah’s reign this decade as the Best State for Business.
ranking  state-rankings  best-states-for-business  utah  Around-the-web  this-week-371 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
2016 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings - PwC
Among state rankings, Arizona jumped to first place with improvements in the state’s industry rank and operating costs, as well as high scores in property and unemployment tax. Florida dropped one rank from last year to take second place, but its Space Coast still remains a hot spot with companies developing facilities in that area. Utah, Georgia, Missouri, Texas, Michigan, and Ohio remained in the top 10, and newcomers included Indiana and Washington.
state-rankings  industry-clusters  industry-reports  Aerospace  Around-the-web  this-week-357-top  arizona  Florida  florida-space-coast  utah  Georgia  missouri 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
America's Top States for Business 2016: The list and ranking - CNBC
We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, official government sources, the CNBC Global CFO Council and the states themselves.
state-rankings  economic-indicator-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-357 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Small Business Tax Index 2016: Best to Worst State Tax Systems for Entrepreneurship and Small Business - SBE Council
Among the states, some are situated well from a competitive tax standpoint, with others moving in the right direction. Consider that compared to last year’s report, 11 states have improved their tax climates by reducing their personal or corporate income tax rates, or eliminating their death tax.
taxes-incentives  corporate-tax  STUDIES  cost-of-doing-business  small-business  Around-the-web  this-week-356  state-rankings 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Here Are the Most Innovative States in America - Bloomberg Business
The Boston area's Route 128 eked out a victory over Silicon Valley, as Bloomberg's ranking of the most innovative states in the U.S. illustrates how universities can juice local economies.
Massachusetts is the most innovative state, with California scoring a close second and Washington, New Jersey and Connecticut rounding out the top five states, according to the data compiled by Bloomberg.
state-rankings  innovation  Massachusetts  california  Washington  new-jersey  connecticut  Around-the-web  this-week-337 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Main Street Entrepreneurship Reports - Kauffman.org
Small business activity is on the rise 38 of the top 40 largest metropolitan areas. The top five metropolitan areas for small business activity as measured by the Index were New York, Boston, Providence, San Francisco and Portland. Small business activity is on the rise in 49 of the 50 U.S. states. Among the 25 largest states, the five states with the highest activity were Minnesota, Colorado, Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey.
small-business  ranking  STUDIES  Metros  state-rankings  industry-organizations  Around-the-web  this-week-333 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
2016 State Business Tax Climate Index - Tax Foundation
The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. While there are many ways to show how much is collected in taxes by state governments, the Index is designed to show how well states structure their tax systems, and provides a roadmap for improvement. The 10 best states in this year’s Index are:
1. Wyoming; 2. South Dakota; 3. Alaska; 4. Florida; 5. Nevada; 6. Montana; 7. New Hampshire; 8. Indiana; 9. Utah; 10. Texas
business-climate  taxes-incentives  ranking  state-rankings  corporate-tax  Around-the-web  this-week-331 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Innovation America: Patent Applications and Allowances by State - IPWatchdog.com
Looking at raw numbers, California was by far the most inventive state, with over 329,000 non-design patents filed, over 254,000 disposed, and over 180,000 allowed between 2000 and 2010. Texas, New York, Massachusetts, and Washington rounded out the top five, but together had fewer applications, disposed applications, and allowed applications than California alone. The states with the highest allowance rates were Vermont (84%), Idaho (77%), Kansas (74%), Washington (74%) and Iowa (73%).
innovation  intellectual-property  patents  rankings  state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-330 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
ACEEE State Scorecard: Massachusetts Edges Out California as Most Energy-Efficient State, Maryland Among Most Improved - ACEEE
Top 10 States Ranked in Energy Efficiency Scorecard: MA, CA, VT, RI, OR, CT, MD, WA, NY … With MN and IL Tied for 10th; Five Most Improved States: MD, IL, DC, CA, and TX; and Five States in Most Need of Improvement: MS, LA, SD, WY, and ND.
energy-efficiency  sustainable-development  rankings  state-rankings  Around-the-web  green-economy  this-week-328  energy 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
The Best States For Business And Careers 2015 - Forbes
Utah leads Forbes’ ranking of the Best States for Business for the second straight year and fifth time since 2010 (Virginia ranked No. 1 in 2013). The Beehive State benefits from light regulation and energy costs that are 23% below the national average. Employment has expanded 2.2% annually the past five years, the third best rate in the country. Utah fares well across the board in the metrics we used, landing in the top six in five of the six broad categories we used to determine the Best States for Business.
top-states-for-business  state-rankings  business-climate  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  Around-the-web  this-week-327  utah  north-carolina 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Enterprising States: States Innovate - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
American innovation is flourishing across the country thanks to thoughtful governors who work with the business community to create a strong business climate in their states. The Enterprising States study is about championing the successes of these governors. There is no limit to what innovative entrepreneurs can achieve in a strong business climate founded on sound policy. To highlight the most innovative and effective policies across the nation, this year’s edition of the study -- Enterprising States: States Innovate -- analyzes the 50 states through six lenses, ranking the top 10 in six distinct categories. Explore this study to find out which states excel...
business-climate  state-rankings  STUDIES  Around-the-web  this-week-327 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
State Economy Ranking July 2015 - Business Insider
The US has an enormous economy, and that economy is the sum of the economies of 50 states and the District of Columbia.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  jobs  economy  rankings  state-rankings 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
PDF: 2015 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card - Conexus Indiana
The 2015 Manufacturing & Logistics Report Card shows how
each state ranks among its peers in several areas of the
economy that underlie the success of manufacturing and
logistics.
rankings  u.s.-manufacturing  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  Around-the-web  this-week-314  state-rankings 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Ranking the States by Fiscal Condition - Mercatus
The financial health of each state can be analyzed through the states’ own audited financial reports. By looking at states’ basic financial statistics on revenues, expenditures, cash, assets, lia­bilities, and debt, states may be ranked according to how easily they will be able to cover short-term and long-term bills, including pensions
economic-analysis  government-policy  ranking  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  state-rankings  this-week-313  Around-the-web 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
America's Top States for Business: Minnesota - CNBC
We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, official government sources, the CNBC Global CFO Council and the states themselves.
minnesota  top-states-for-business  this-week-311  Around-the-web  state-rankings 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Best & Worst States for Business - ChiefExecutive.net
Texas and Florida hold their ground in the top two positions, while North Carolina moves up one spot to edge out Tennessee. Georgia rounds out the top 5.
business-climate  Around-the-web  state-rankings  executive-surveys  this-week-307 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Which States Have Created the Most Job Growth since the Great Recession? - Stateline - The Pew Charitable Trusts
North Dakota has led the way thanks to its oil boom. Employment there has jumped more than 28 percent since April 2009, the earliest low point of any state.

Other top performers are Texas and Utah, where employment has increased more than 15 percent since December 2009 and February 2010, respectively. Next are California and Colorado, where employment is up more than 13 percent since their lowest points in early 2010.
economic-indicator-reports  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  state-rankings  jobs  Around-the-web  this-week-305 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
10 Best States for Starting a Business - Entrepreneur
Maryland, Colorado and Virginia are the three states most supportive of innovation, according to the fourth annual Enterprising States report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
startup  entrepreneurship  ranking  state-rankings  small-business  this-week-304  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Ranking Each State By Tech Exits, Where Does Your State Stack Up? - CB Insights
Somewhat surprisingly, Florida beat out the tech hubs of Washington and Illinois with the exits of Prolexic Technologies and BlueKite. Maine, Arkansas, and Kentucky entered the rankings in 2014 after being shut out in 2013.
small-business  high-tech  venturecapital  state-rankings  this-week-294  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Utah Heads The Best States For Business 2014 - Forbes
The national unemployment rate recently dipped to 5.8%, a level last seen in July 2008, but the economic recovery has hardly been robust. Voters went to the polls last week and expressed their dissatisfaction. The economy is the most important factor for voters and seven out of 10 said  it is still in bad shape. Yet, pockets of the U.S. are prospering with strong business climates. You need to head west to find most of these spots.
state-rankings  ranking  studies  business-climate  this-week-283  around-the-web 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Entrepreneurship Index shows Prairie catching up - Silicon Prairie News
Economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln published the results of their annual State Entrepreneurship Index last week. Though co-author Eric Thompson admitted the index reinforces a long-standing bias toward the east and west coasts, he said Prairie states like Iowa and Nebraska ranked well.
studies  ranking  entrepreneurship  small-business  state-rankings  this-week-275  around-the-web 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Georgia is CNBC’s Top State for Business in 2014 - CNBC
The state scores a solid 1,659 points out of a possible 2,500, finishing at or near the top in three categories and in the top half in all but two. Since we began rating the states for competitiveness in 2007, Georgia has never finished outside the top 10 overall, with fourth-place finishes in 2007 and 2011, and a respectable eighth place in 2013.
georgia  business-climate  state-rankings  ranking  economic-development-news  this-week-268  around-the-web 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
2014 Best & Worst States for Business - Chief Executive Magazine
In the 10th annual survey of CEOs concerning their views of the best and worst states for business, over 500 CEOs across the U.S. responded, grading states with which they were familiar on measures including tax and regulatory regime, the quality of the workforce, and the quality of the living environment.
this-week-262  around-the-web  state-rankings  ranking  studies  business-climate 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Do You Live in One of America's Most Innovative States? - The Motley Fool
Americans are proud of their innovative heritage, and rightly so. But innovation isn't equally distributed across the country -- it thrives in pockets of high-tech development and withers where state and local governments fail to provide adequate support. Everyone knows about California's Silicon Valley, but that area isn't the only part of America, or even of California, where innovation is a fact of life for residents and workers.
innovation-hubs  ranking  state-rankings  innovation  STEM-workforce  this-week-251  around-the-web  high-tech  research&development 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
The 10 Most Energy-Efficient U.S. States: The Forgotten ‘Fifth Fuel’ - Bloomberg
Access to energy in the U.S. -- and the effects of generating it -- are a national concern. Debates persist over the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly mix of nuclear energy, coal, gas and liquid hydrocarbons and renewable sources.
gas  nuclear-energy  state-rankings  renewable-energy  energy-efficiency  around-the-web  coal  this-week-238  matt  energy 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Virginia Tops 2013 List Of The Best States For Business - Forbes
The Forbes study looks at six important factors for businesses: costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, current economic climate, growth prospects and quality of life. Virginia is the only state to rank in the top five in four areas—only missing on costs and growth prospects. Virginia ranks first among the states in the regulatory category because of its business-friendly government policies and strong incentive offerings.
state-rankings  around-the-web  this-week-232  ranking  economic-indicator-reports-analysis 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Top States for Doing Business 2013: Texas on Top....Again - Area Development Online
As the economy improves and states continue to vie for new investment and jobs, they also seek the attention of site consultants who help companies make their new facility and expansion decisions. With that in mind, Area Development’s fourth an
state-rankings  jobs  california  texas  louisiana  tennessee  georgia  economic-development  south-carolina  alabama  top-states-for-business  matt  mississippi  north-carolina  rankings  florida  site-selection 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Top States for Doing Business 2013: Full Site Consultant Survey Results - Area Development Online
As the economy improves and states continue to vie for new investment and jobs, they also seek the attention of site consultants who help companies make their new facility and expansion decisions.
labor  state-rankings  jobs  rankings  site-consultants  site-selection-consultants  economic-development  site-selection  top-states-for-business  infrastructure  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment

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