by Arthur B. Laffer, Stephen Moore, Jonathan Williams
American Legislative Exchange Council
May 23, 2013
In this 6th edition of Rich States, Poor States, Dr. Arthur B. Laffer, Stephen Moore, and Jonathan Williams highlight the policies throughout the 50 states that have led some states to economic prosperity and others to prolonged real economic recovery. The authors provide the 2013 ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, based on state economic policies. The empirical evidence and analysis contained in this edition of Rich States, Poor States determines which policies lead states to economic prosperity and which policies states should avoid.



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