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 2018, Nevada claimed the top spot, while South Carolina most closely approximated the national average economic performance.
December 2018, Volume 36, Issue 23-24
Index of State Economic Momentum
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 of the continuum focuses on fiscal year 2018, a low-stress year for state budgets.