The New Geography of Jobs

The New Geography of Jobs

by Enrico Moretti
     
 

An economist at Berkeley looks at the major shifts taking place in the U.S. economy and reveals the surprising winners and losers—specifically, which kinds of jobs will drive economic growth and where they’ll be located—while exploring how communities can transform themselves into dynamic innovation hubs.See more details below

Overview

An economist at Berkeley looks at the major shifts taking place in the U.S. economy and reveals the surprising winners and losers—specifically, which kinds of jobs will drive economic growth and where they’ll be located—while exploring how communities can transform themselves into dynamic innovation hubs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547750118
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
 1. American Rust 19
 2. Smart Labor: Microchips, Movies, and Multipliers 45
 3. The Great Divergence 73
 4. Forces of Attraction 121
 5. The Inequality of Mobility and Cost of Living 154
 6. Poverty Traps and Sexy Cities 178
 7. The New “Human Capital Century” 215
Acknowledgments 251
Notes 253
References 269
Index 279

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