Recent BLS & Co. NEWS

Testing the Scott Walker Top 10 Business Ranking Claim

 
August 24, 2017

Andy Shapiro, Managing Director at BLS & Co. was interviewed by Eric Litke, reporter at PolitiFact Wisconsin regarding what it means to be in the "Top 10" for business, and who decides that? 

Site selectors, who analyze state and local business climates for a living, say such rankings are trying to paint broadly and objectively what is inherently specific and subjective.

"There is no ‘best’ state (or states) for every type of business," Andrew Shapiro, managing director of site selection company Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company, said in an email. "These rankings can be methodologically suspect and as a result can vary wildly from survey to survey and from year to year."

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