Indiana as been ranked as the most competitive state for business in the Midwest and the second best nationwide, right behind Texas, in Site Selection magazine's Top 10 Competitive States of 2012. The magazine evaluated states on their ability to attract investment. Indiana's second place ranking is the state's highest finish in nearly ten years. Rounding out the top five for 2012 were Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina. It's the second national top-five finish for Indiana economic development efforts in less than a month. Chief Executive magazine ranked Indiana as the best place to do business in the Midwest and the fifth best nationwide in a survey of more than 500 chief executives.