April 14, 2009

What If Boeing Left Washington?

With the help of the Washington Research Council-REMI model, researchers used data to evaluate the fiscal impacts involved in the business migration of Boeing from the state of Washington. The research team discovered that The Boeing Company’s influence on their region and the entire state economically is too great for them to leave Washington and their corresponding contributions have no replacement ability. Retaining their substantive business will have a more positive impact than luring any new enterprise to this part of the country.

Washington Alliance for a Competitive Economy – What If Boeing Left Washington [full PDF]