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State Prosperity Matrix

This project constructs prosperity rankings for the U.S. States based on net migration patterns between 2003 and 2010. Using a statistical technique called regression analysis we have analyzed selected factors at the U.S. State level to discover the major drivers of net migration. The goal was to keep it as simple as possible and concentrate on the factors that have the most explanatory power. We do not suggest in any way that our findings explain all of the migration patterns, but we have found that the three variables are highly associated with net migration patterns in the United States over this time period.

The full analysis is availble for download to the left as a PDF or Word document.