the U.S. economy is based on 3 categories of data:
Taking the temperatureWhat are the dynamics of
economic activity in this location?
understanding the business climateWhat is the quality of this location
as a place to do business?
UNDERSTANDing the LegacyWhat are the demographic and geographic characteristics of this location?
Regional economic performance can be measured by indicators of overall performance directly related to the standard of living in a region, as well as intermediate indicators of economic activity that may or may not translate into a region’s standard of living.