9781568025476

Cq's State Fact Finder 2000: Rankings Across America

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    9781568025476

  • ISBN10:

    1568025475

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Congressional Quarterly Books (Sd)
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Summary

This collection of rankings contains a comprehensive array of information -- organized by state and by subject -- with hundreds of new social, political and economic facts for state-to-state comparisons.

More than 240 tables of economic, social, demographic and other data are organized into 12 subject areas:
-- Population
-- Health
-- Economics
-- Geography
-- Government
-- Federal Impacts
-- Revenues and Finances
-- Education
-- Taxes
-- Crime
-- Welfare
-- Transportation

A state profile section summarizes each state's rankings, so readers can see at a glance their state's standing on all the indicators in the book. Introductory essays by the author guide readers to the most fruitful use of this data to meet their needs and a thorough index allows for quick research.

Author Biography

Kendra A. Hovey, a freelance editor and writer, graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles and is currently pursuing a graduate degree at Ohio State University. Harold A. Hovey was president of State Policy Research, Inc., Mr. Hovey held a Ph.D. in political science and economics and a law degree from George Washington University. He worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget, Mr. Hovey died in 1999

Table of Contents

Introduction viii
Finding Information Users Want to Know
1(12)
About Personal Decisions on Where to Live or Visit
1(5)
About Business Decisions on Where to Locate and Expand
6(3)
About Government and Public Policy
9(4)
Subject Rankings
13(288)
Population
15(20)
Economies
35(40)
Geography
75(18)
Government
93(22)
Federal Impacts
115(20)
Taxes
135(28)
Revenues and Finances
163(26)
Education
189(32)
Health
221(26)
Crime and Law Enforcement
247(20)
Transportation
267(14)
Welfare
281(20)
State Rankings
301(102)
Index 403

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