Location can be instrumental to the success of a business, and for companies looking to expand or make a big move choosing the right state to can have a large impact on their profitability.
Many outlets and publications take on the challenging task of analyzing all 50 countries in the United States and make an attempt to rank each on different criteria that they consider vital for businesses to thrive. Last month Forbes magazine published their 2018 list ranking the "Best States for Business."
Georgia cracked the top 10 and claimed the 6th spot on the list. Forbes Senior Editor Kurt Bradenhausen and Emory Goizueta Business School professor Tom Smith break down how analysts and economists compile such lists and what it takes to be a top state for business.