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 update of 2020, Utah claimed the top spot, while Illinois, Virginia, and North Carolina most closely approximated the national average economic performance.
December 2020, Volume 38, 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 a rocky road ahead. This edition focuses on fiscal year 2020, when things changed.