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Author Moretti, Enrico.
Title The new geography of jobs / Enrico Moretti.
Published Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012.
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 Floor3  HD5706 .M596 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-277) and index.
Contents American rust -- Smart labor : microchips, movies, and multipliers -- The great divergence -- Forces of attraction -- The inequality of mobility and cost of living -- Poverty traps and sexy cities -- The new "human capital century".
Summary Makes correlations between success and geography, explaining how such rising centers of innovation as San Francisco and Austin are likely to offer influential opportunities and shape the national and global economies in positive or detrimental ways.
Subject Labor market -- United States.
Economic development -- United States.
Equality -- United States.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- United States.
ISBN 0547750110 (hbk.)
9780547750118 (hbk.)
OCLC number 768167023