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Index of State Dynamism

The Index of State Dynamism (ISD) combines seven economic indicators into a single measure of a state’s dynamism each year going back to 1992. Explore the data state by state and over time below.

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New State Index Reveals Nationwide Decline of Economic Dynamism

Most Dynamic State Today Scores Like One of the Least Dynamic States from Two Decades Ago Washington, D.C. – Today, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) released the Index of State Dynamism (ISD), a new way to measure and analyze the long-term decline in economic dynamism across the United States. At a time when there is growing…

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POLITICO’s Morning Money: Economic dynamism falls across U.S.

/   Ben White & Aubree Eliza Weave,

FT’s Sam Fleming and Lauren Leatherby: “America has seen a pervasive drop in the economic dynamism of every one of its states since the early 1990s as new business formation sinks and workers move jobs less frequently, according to new research that underscores the challenge the country faces in restoring its entrepreneurial verve. “Among the…

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Economic dynamism falls across the US

/   Sam Fleming and Lauren Leatherby, Financial Times

America has seen a pervasive drop in the economic dynamism of every one of its states since the early 1990s as new business formation sinks and workers move jobs less frequently, according to new research that underscores the challenge the country faces in restoring its entrepreneurial verve. … By: Sam Fleming and Lauren Leatherby, Financial…

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A dream of spring among Cleveland’s most distressed citizens: Lydia Bailey (Opinion)

/   Lydia Bailey,

Recently, I dreamed that spring was afoot in Cleveland’s most distressed neighborhoods. A healing wind was issuing from a cherry tree growing amidst the asphalt on Lakeside Avenue. It was advancing through the St. Clair-Superior neighborhood, curling around telephone poles and through chain link fence. I was seeing life transform abandoned homes at East 93rd…

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Why opportunity and inclusion matter to America’s economic strength

/   Governor Lael Brainard, Federal Reserve

I want to thank Neel Kashkari for launching the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute and for inviting me to join the deliberations of this distinguished group today. This new Institute is another great example of how individual Reserve Banks are taking the initiative in illuminating key dimensions of our work and shaping the agenda of…

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