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New book highlights changing geography of America's jobs

May 21, 2012

A new book entitled The New Geography of Jobs, available May 22 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, dissects the rapidly evolving landscape of America's jobs. According to author Enrico Moretti, America's new economic map shows growing differences between people and communities: "A handful of cities with the 'right' industries and a solid base of human capital keep attracting good employers and offering high wages," while "cities with the 'wrong' industries and a limited human capital base, are stuck with dead-end jobs and low average wages."

 

For an excerpt from the book recently featured in Salon, see: http://www.salon.com/2012/05/20/america_resegregated/singleton/

 

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