Ranking MSAs for Economic and Job Growth
Many of the cities with Year-over-Year Economic Growth minimize the possibility of economic risks by diversifying their economic base, building strong public-private partnerships, strengthening their education systems, and developing multi-skilled work forces that attract high-growth industries.
REVISED 6/10 - In most of the cities that rank well in our "Prime Work Force" indicators, you will find a an abundance of culture and a strong higher education presence providing the kind of technology-transfer capacity that attracts a talented labor pool, sparks entrepreneurial activity, and provides an attractive destination for the types of startups and advanced manufacturing companies that are propelling metropolitan economics.
United States Inward Investment Guide
Daniel Griswold, President, National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ)
With their streamlined regulations and many advantages, U.S. foreign-trade zones have become home to the successful operations of many foreign-owned affiliates.
Gene DePrez, Managing Partner, Global Innovation Partners
The United States’ unique combination of access and scale presents unparalleled opportunities
for foreign direct investment.