Washington Needs to Change to Stay on Top
Last updated 6/25/2020 at 10:06am
In early June, the financial website WalletHub released its rankings of “Best and Worse State Economies” and Washington led the field of 51 as best by a healthy margin.
WalletHub economists viewed the states from three key dimensions — economic activity, economic health and innovation potential. Then the analysts from Dartmouth and Carthage colleges and the University of Texas-Austin looked a 28 key indicators of economic performance and strength when comparing all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The data ranged from GDP growth to startup activity to share of jobs in high tech...