Economic Benefits of the “New Hampshire Advantage”

The data for chart below is taken from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s State Coincident Index. The chart shows that New Hampshire’s economy has outperformed every other New England state since July 1992 (the base year of the index = 100). Massachusetts comes in second followed by Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and Maine.

However, New Hampshire can’t sit still. The state government still has plenty of work to do, especially by enacting right-to-work and reforming the pension system.