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2014 Best & Worst States

Maryland is the 41st Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Oregon Next State: Pennsylvania No. 41Maryland Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 0.9 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): -0.6 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 6.7 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): -1.1 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: -2,994 Rank: 34 State ...

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Indiana is the 5th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Tennessee Next State: Arizona No. 5Indiana Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 1.1 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): -0.4 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 8.3 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): 0.5 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: -11,412 Rank: 43 State ...

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Delaware is the 27th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: New Hampshire Next State: Arkansas No. 27Delaware Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 1.6 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): 0.1 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 7.1 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): -0.7 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: 2,347 Rank: 21 ...

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Nevada is the 9th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: South Carolina Next State: Georgia No. 9Nevada Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 1.2 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): -0.3 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 9.8 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): 2.0 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: -11,113 Rank: 42 ...

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Virginia is the 7th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Arizona Next State: South Carolina No. 7Virginia Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 0.3 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): -1.2 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 5.6 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): -2.2 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: 15,538 Rank: 9 ...

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North Carolina is the 3rd Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Florida Next State: Tennessee No. 3 North Carolina Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 1.8 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): 0.3 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 9.4 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): 1.6 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: 41,033 Rank: ...

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Iowa is the 23rd Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Ohio Next State: Montana No. 23Iowa Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 1.9 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): 0.4 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 5 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): -2.8 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: -1,361 Rank: 32 State ...

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Michigan is the 44th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Hawaii Next State: Connecticut No. 44Michigan Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net Key Metrics State GDP  % Growth ’10-’11: 2.3 % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): 0.8 Unemployment Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 8.9 Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): 1.1 Domestic Migration Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: -57,234 Rank: 48 State ...

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