Tech And Science Index: How Does Your State Rank?
Massachusetts, California and Colorado are in the best position to take advantage of the knowledge-based economy, according to the Milken Institute's 2004 State Technology & Science Index. It finds that regional economic prosperity is based upon how successful places are in attracting and expanding science and technology assets and leveraging them for economic development. The 2004 State Technology and Science Index encapsulates each states comprehensive inventory of technology and science assets that can be leveraged to promote economic development. The Index provides states with a benchmark, monitors their technology progress and can be leveraged to promote economic growth. It provides a valuable framework of measures to guide state policy makers and the public on the realities of their performance in the knowledge-based economy of today. [Editor's note: The link below is to a 1.9 MB PDF document.]
Thanks to Chris Steins