IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

Altered states: a perspective on 75 years of state income growth


  • Bauer, Paul W.
  • Schweitzer, Mark E.
  • Shane, Scott


According to a study featured in the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's 2005 Annual Report, differences in state income levels can be explained largely by two factors: innovation and workforce skills. The study's findings suggest that increasing a region's knowledge base should be a primary component of economic development strategies.

Suggested Citation

  • Bauer, Paul W. & Schweitzer, Mark E. & Shane, Scott, 2005. "Altered states: a perspective on 75 years of state income growth," Annual Report, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, pages 7-22.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcar:y:2005:p:7-22

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    File Function: Full text
    Download Restriction: no


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:fip:fedcar:y:2005:p:7-22. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (4D Library). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.