February 11, 2014

Just How Well Do Your State's Finances Compare to Those of Other States?


Mercatus scholars host a series of interviews with with policy scholars, elected officials and other practitioners about state and local legislative and regulatory reforms.

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Eileen Norcross recently sat down to visit with our state team to discuss a recent and popular Mercatus paper, State Fiscal Condition: Ranking the 50 States' findings, that measure fiscal health according to four solvency criteria: a state’s cash, budget, long-run health, and ability to provide services.

Click here to hear her discuss how legislators and state think tanks may use the study and what the findings' limitations are.