The Resource The new geography of jobs, Enrico Moretti, (ebook)

The new geography of jobs, Enrico Moretti, (ebook)

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The new geography of jobs
Title
The new geography of jobs
Statement of responsibility
Enrico Moretti
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
We're used to thinking of the United States in opposing terms: red versus blue, haves versus have-nots. But today there are three Americas. At one extreme are the brain hubs-cities like San Francisco, Boston, and Durham-with workers who are among the most productive, creative, and best paid on the planet. At the other extreme are former manufacturing capitals, which are rapidly losing jobs and residents. The rest of America could go either way. For the past thirty years, the three Americas have been growing apart at an accelerating rate. This divergence is one the most important developments in the history of the United States and is reshaping the very fabric of our society, affecting all aspects of our lives, from health and education to family stability and political engagement. But the winners and losers aren't necessarily who you'd expect. Enrico Moretti's groundbreaking research shows that you don't have to be a scientist or an engineer to thrive in one of the brain hubs. Carpenters, taxi-drivers, teachers, nurses, and other local service jobs are created at a ratio of five-to-one in the brain hubs, raising salaries and standard of living for all. Dealing with this split-supporting growth in the hubs while arresting the decline elsewhere-is the challenge of the century, and The New Geography of Jobs lights the way
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Midwest
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Moretti, Enrico
Dewey number
331.10973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Economic development
  • Equality
  • Labor market
  • Technological innovations
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The new geography of jobs, Enrico Moretti, (ebook)
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Content category
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txt
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547750149
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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Label
The new geography of jobs, Enrico Moretti, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547750149
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12018182
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12018182
System control number
MWT12018182
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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