The Index of State Economic Momentum ranks states based on their most recent performance in three key measures of economic vitality: personal income growth, employment growth, and population growth. Reports updates the index each quarter. In the final quarter of 2019, Utah claimed the top spot, while Arkansas most closely approximated the national average economic performance.
December 2019, Volume 37, Issue 23-24
Index of State Economic Momentum
The Continuum of State Fiscal Stress
Reports developed the Continuum of State Fiscal Stress to highlight four measures that can signal state fiscal stress. This edition focuses on fiscal year 2019, another banner year for state finances.