The new geography of jobs / Enrico Moretti.

Author
Moretti, Enrico [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012.
Description
294 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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Summary note
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.
Bibliographic references
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".
ISBN
  • 9780547750118 (hbk.)
  • 0547750110 (hbk.)
LCCN
2012007933
OCLC
768167023
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