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CNBC: Hawaii ranks 49th for Business Friendliness
By Selected News Articles @ 5:05 AM :: 3334 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business

America's Top States For Business

From CNBC October 29, 2014

We score all 50 states on 56 measures of competitiveness, developed using input from business groups, economic development experts, companies and the states themselves. States receive points based on their rankings in each metric. We then separate those metrics into 10 broad categories, weighting the categories based on how frequently they are cited in state economic development marketing materials. That way, our study ranks the states based on the criteria they use to sell themselves. (Check out our methodology in scoring the states.)

HAWAII SCORES:

  • 49 Overall
  • 49 Cost of Doing Business
  • 34 Economy
  • 43 Infra structure
  • 49 Work force
  • 1   Quality of Life
  • 33 Technology and Innovation
  • 44 Business Friendliness
  • 42 Education
  • 49 Cost of Living
  • 33 Access to Capital

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