by Hans D. Stroo on April 17, 2014

Among 35 performance indicators in the Dec. 2013 Economic Climate Study by the Washington Economic Revenue and Forecast Council are four “innovation drivers” accented in this Catalyst data visualization created in cooperation with partners at Seattle-based Tableau Software.

WA Performance: 4 Innovation DriversĀ 

For the five most recent years reported, we display 50-state rankings accenting Washington’s performance and progress on business electricity rates; workers compensation costs; unemployment insurance costs; and percent of Interstate highway miles in poor condition. For all four, the lower the reported data point, the higher the rank. Instructions: for the map, use the pull-down menu to select an indicator, and the slider bar to select a year. Hover over any state for additional pop-up data. You can also view results in the table below the map.can also view results in the table below the map.


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