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Pennsylvania Lags Neighboring States In New Prosperity Rankings

Pennsylvania ranks 25th among all states in the report


Last updated 8/15/2019 at 12:22pm

A new study examining prosperity in the United States shows that Pennsylvania finds itself ranked in the middle among all states. However, when compared against other states in its region, the Keystone State remains far behind.

The Legatum Institute, a British-based think tank, released its United States Prosperity Index 2019 this month. The report not only ranks the states and the District of Columbia across more than 200 metrics, it also shows how the states have performed over a 10-year period in growing and nurturing prosperity.

Prosperity, though, isn’t just based on economic standin...

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