Deseret News wrote:

Utah is among the most industrious states in the nation, according to a new study ranking states by their economic vitality and high-tech performance.

Trailing only North Dakota and Texas in overall economic performance, Utah rated as “the most fundamentally sound state across all identified policy areas.”


The six policy categories were economic performance, high-tech performance, transportation and trade, talent pipeline, innovation and entrepreneurship, and business climate.

Utah was the only state to rank in the top 10 in five of the six major study categories, barely missing the cut in the talent pipeline category at No. 11.

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