Aerospace & Defense White Papers

White Paper | December 1, 2017
Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings   

A qualitative framework that looks at all countries & U.S. states to provide aerospace companies information to improve manufacturing supply chains. More>>


White Paper | May 3, 2017
Engine for Growth: Analysis and Recommendations for U.S. Space Industry Competitiveness   

Report discusses the U.S. space industry that today delivers hundreds of billions of dollars in economic activity, but is undergoing dynamic change. More>>


White Paper | May 3, 2017
2017 Global aerospace and defense industry outlook   

The 2017 Global aerospace and defense outlook reviews the industry’s performance in 2016 and expectations for 2017. More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | March 2, 2016
Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Evolution & Opportunity    

Startups to major global corps establishing UAS-based aviation services & solutions and there is continued growth projected for military UAS flights... More>>


White Paper | April 30, 2015
2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings   

PwC's analysis of U.S. state-by state aerospace comparisons weights average taxes, operating costs, industry size and educational attainment. More>>


White Paper | June 5, 2013
Economic Impact Analysis of Georgia's Aerospace Industry   

The economic impact study of Georgia’s aerospace industry measured the industry’s contribution to the state’s economy in 2011 by quantifying... More>>


White Paper | May 24, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP's 2012 US Investment Monitor Shows Increased Investment in New Facilities and Jobs   

Companies continue to invest in the US economy and businesses show strong levels of investment in new and upgraded facilities, according to the 2012... More>>


White Paper | March 8, 2012
When It Comes to Business Taxes, Location Matters   

Taxes are a big cost for many businesses, and vary widely based both on state and market sector. Now, for the first time, the Tax Foundation has... More>>


White Paper | February 16, 2012
Tax Foundation Releases New Data on State and Local Sales Taxes   

Tennessee, Arizona, Louisiana, Washington, and Oklahoma have the highest combined state and average local sales tax rates, according to a new report... More>>