U.S. Précis® State

Concise analysis and data on the current and expected economic conditions for all U.S. states.

Précis® State reports offer concise analysis and data on the current and expected economic conditions for all U.S. states and territories. Each three-page report covers an individual state and includes a five-year forecast from Moody's Analytics' simultaneous econometric model, which is updated monthly. Reports may be purchased on a one-time or subscription basis. 

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Précis® State reports have a broad appeal among customers from different industries such as commercial real estate, utility, local governments, consumer lending, retail, etc.

  • Identify investment opportunities and risks by evaluating regions with growth potential and strong economic performance.
  • Manage exposure to potential risks in areas with flagging labor and housing markets.
  • Plan expansion and resource allocation to prepare for regional economic fluctuations.
  • Analyze trends in housing, employment and migration to develop effective marketing to key demographics.

Key Features

  • In-depth written analysis details each state's recent economic performance and both the short- and long-term outlooks.
  • Forecasts of key indicators that drive state economies:
    • Gross state product
    • Industry diversity
    • Employment
    • Personal income
    • Population
    • Housing activity
    • Migration flows
    • Personal bankruptcies
  • Measures of risks and opportunities: Reports examine area's strengths and weaknesses, employment trends, and upside and downside risks. Each report also includes Moody's Analytics' exclusive indicators to allow for quick and easy comparisons across states:
    • Cost of doing business
    • Cost of living
    • Risk-adjusted return
    • Short- and long-term employment growth


Each state report is updated three times yearly (forecast rankings and forecast assumptions are updated monthly).