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: Changes in State Tax Collections Per Capita, ...
Monday Map: Changes in State Tax Collections Per Capita, 2001-2011
Today's Monday Map looks at state tax collections - over the past decade, which states have increased the amount they collect per person, and which states have decreased it? Alaska comes in with the highest increase - a 167.59% increase in real tax collections per capita (though it's worth pointing out that most of this is not paid by Alaska residents). Georgia is at the other end - for each resident, the state collects 25% less in real dollars than it did ten years earlier.
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