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It has long been true that California on its own would rank as one of the biggest economies in the world. At present it would rank 8th, falling between Italy and Brazil on a nominal exchange-rate basis. But how do other American states compare with other countries? Taking the nearest equivalent country from 2009 data reveals some surprises. Who would have thought that despite years of car-industry hardship, Michigan’s economy is about the same size as the whole of Taiwan’s


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Good stuff. Can't believe TX can be compared to Russia... I figured Alaska would also be a big economy considering the natural gas, oil, fishing, tourism resources.


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Good stuff. Can't believe TX can be compared to Russia... I figured Alaska would also be a big economy considering the natural gas, oil, fishing, tourism resources.
That's the problem though, that's all they have.
No tech, no manufacturing, no cattle, no farming, no pharma ...



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That's the problem though, that's all they have.
No tech, no manufacturing, no cattle, no farming, no pharma ...
Lies. Austin is a tech hotbed, and texas beef is exported all over the country.


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Lies. Austin is a tech hotbed, and texas beef is exported all over the country.
I believe you are reading that wrong; he was referring to Alaska.
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I believe you are reading that wrong; he was referring to Alaska.
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That's the problem though, that's all they have.
No tech, no manufacturing, no cattle, no farming, no pharma ...
More than that, they have no people.

Alaska has only a bit higher population than Washington, DC CITY (NOT metro area, but just the city.)
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Lies. Austin is a tech hotbed, and texas beef is exported all over the country.
Nah, I meant Alaska. But I'm still surprised TX's economy can be compared to Russia considering the size and natural resources difference. That's pretty cool.


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Nah, I meant Alaska. But I'm still surprised TX's economy can be compared to Russia considering the size and natural resources difference. That's pretty cool.
Yeah I figured out what you were talkin about later


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