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10 Best Performing Cities and Metro Areas 2011 | Leading Job Creation

Milken Institute

The Milken Institute assessed 379 cities and metro areas for job creation.  Here are the top ten for 2011: 

Forbes Top States for Business 2011 | Top Ten States

Publisher: ranking of the best states for business in 2011. Utah holds its top ranking as the best state for business for two straight years. Virginia maintains the number two position for the second year. Here are the top ten states for business as ranked by

Forbes Top Ten Best Countries for Business - 2011

Publisher: ranked countries for business based on innovation, monetary policy, property rights, ease of doing business, and other factors. The top ten best countries for business in 2011 ranked by are as follows:

Most Competitive Countries 2011 - 2012 : Top 10 Competitive Countries

World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum ranks the most competitive countries based on the weighted average of several factors each of which is a measured unit of competitiveness. Which countries are the best for business? Here are the top ten most competitive countries for 2011:

Pollina's Top Ten Pro-Business States 2011

Pollina Corporate Real Estate conducted their annual study of pro-business states.  Virginia held the top ranking for the third straight year.  Here are the top ten pro-business states for 2011:

CNBC : Top States for Business 2011

CNBC ranked the states based on 43 factors important to business and industry. Virginia reclaims its position as the best state for business with the highest number of points earned in the history of the study. Here are CNBC's top ten states for business for 2011 and their economic development agencies:

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