In the Tuesday Wall Street Journal, Professor Alan Blinder wrote of his puzzlement at the very slow growth of productivity in the last three years. There is really no mystery. The rate of growth of investment in...
- Monday Map: Annual Income Lost/Gained Due to Interstate M...
Monday Map: Annual Income Lost/Gained Due to Interstate Migration
Today's map comes a day late—we've been hard at work getting the data ready. We've updated our interactive State Migration Calculator with the latest IRS data, and it now includes migration in 2008-09. I've used the new data to create a map of interstate movement of income over the past decade. Florida is the big winner—migrants bought a net $70 billion dollars in annual income into the state between 1999 and 2009. New York, on the other hand, lost the most income: $45 billion.
Click on the map to enlarge it. For more migration data, visit our newly updated State Migration Calculator.
View previous Monday maps here.
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