As part of the strategic planning process, the department's leadership team and the Coordinating Board for Higher Education recognized the need to track the concept of "prosperity" and show the upstream impacts of the big goals of the department's strategic plan. An environmental scan identified existing resources to track the state's prosperity and benchmark it compared to other states.


Missouri Chamber of Commerce - Missouri 2030 Dashboard

Legatum Institute - The American Dream Prosperity Index

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Living Wage Calculator