Book of the States Regional Analysis
The Council of State Governments continues a long tradition of “sharing capitol ideas” with the publication of the 2011 edition of The Book of the States. The Book of the States has been the reference tool of choice since 1935, providing relevant, accurate and timely information, answers and comparisons for all 56 states, commonwealths and territories of the United States.
The 2011 volume includes 150 in-depth tables, charts and figures illustrating how state government operates. It also includes more than 30 articles from state leaders, innovative thinkers, noted scholars and CSG’s in-house policy experts that analyze and report on the transformations taking place in state government. Staff members mined more than 500 sources to obtain the information shared in The Book of the States.
Click the links below to access additional Book of the States analysis on a regional basis.
- Trends in State Tax Rates: Corporate Income Taxes
- Trends in State GDP: 2010
- Unemployment Insurance Trust Funds
- Trends in State Prison Populations
- Per Capita Personal Income