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State-by-state analysis

Our study reveals how not only states but entire regions compete against one another. We score each state individually on 56 metrics in 10 categories of competitiveness. But because neighboring states can have similar resources, cost structures and even cultures, regional patterns often emerge. Rollover the map to see where your state ranks.

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