Tag Archives: lists and rankings

Global AgeWatch Index

Global AgeWatch Index Source: HelpAge International From press release (Word): Today (Wednesday 9 September 2015), HelpAge International is launching the Global AgeWatch Index 2015, ranking 96 countries according to the social and economic well-being of older people. The Index represents 91 per cent of people aged 60 and over, some 901 million people, measuring the […]

Traffic Gridlock Sets New Records for Traveler Misery

Traffic Gridlock Sets New Records for Traveler Misery Source: Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) America’s traffic congestion recession is over. Just as the U.S. economy has regained nearly all of the 9 million jobs lost during the downturn, a new report produced by INRIX and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) shows that traffic congestion […]

2015 Minor League Markets: The rankings

2015 Minor League Markets: The rankings Source: Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal This is the sixth time SportsBusiness Journal has produced this ranking of the nation’s Top Minor League Markets, the first coming in 2005 and then every other year since. This year’s project included a review of the following: • 229 markets (212 […]

State Financial Security Scorecards

State Financial Security Scorecards Source: National Institute on Retirement Security A new analysis indicates that Americans in nearly every state will fall far short in meeting their economic needs in retirement. The State Financial Security Scorecards research project gauges the retirement readiness of future retirees in each of the fifty states and the District of […]

Financial Security Scorecard: A State-by-State Analysis of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees

Financial Security Scorecard: A State-by-State Analysis of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees Source: National Institute on Retirement Security This new analysis gauges the relative performance of the fifty states and the District of Columbia in three key areas: anticipated retirement income; major retirement costs like housing and healthcare; and labor market conditions for older workers. […]

2015 Airport Affordability Report

2015 Airport Affordability Report Source: Cheapflights.com For our annual index, we look at average airfares travelers found on our site during the month of June to a mix of popular domestic and international destinations and use the data to rank the 101 airports on the list. There were quite a few surprises on the Sixth […]

Private Equity: Top States and Districts in 2014

Private Equity: Top States and Districts in 2014 (PDF) Source: Private Equity Growth Capital Council For the third consecutive year, California and Texas are the top two states to receive the most private equity investment California, Texas and New York continue to be the home states of the most companies receiving private equity investment The […]