Prominent studies that rank states’ business climates often
contradict each other and should not be used to inform public policies,
according to a new “Grading Places” report published by the Washington, D.C.-based Good Jobs First.
no such thing as a state business climate,” said Greg LeRoy, executive
director of Good Jobs First, on a conference call with reporters. “One
size can’t fit all. Things vary much too much among different kinds of
business facilities and among metro areas. There are no silver bullets.
There [are] no magic variables.”
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