From a rising young economist, an examination of innovation and success, and where to find them in America. An unprecedented redistribution of jobs. Enrico Moretti’s groundbreaking research shows that you don’t have to the challenge of the century, and The New Geography of Jobs lights. Enrico Moretti’s The New Geography of Jobs makes the essential case in support of individual mobility, and for doing so is easily the most.

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At the other extreme are cities once dominated by traditional manufacturing, which are declining rapidly, losing jobs and residents. However, the more you read the more it started to make sense.

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So, what does he have to do with Seattle and a creative vibe? There is a lot of great data in here and it really helped me think through some solutions for inequality and unemployment. By education, race, and ethnicity. Gives actual researched data to back up his claims. The author discusses the economic consequences of the changes we are seeing and gives some policy advice on how to address them. US citizens would benefit economically from an immigration system that gives preference to highly skilled immigrants and would benefit from massive investments and redirection of the current education system.

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.

Cities also serve to employ both members of the modern power couple. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Capital in the Twenty-First Century.


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However, The New Geography of Jobs takes a step back to revel in the Big Picture where the real patterns of commerce can be explored. There might be a slight new angle in that the technology sector is now the beloved cluster example of choice and is different from past clusters like manufacturing because it is a knowledge-based good, rather than a physical labor-based good.

My biggest objection throughout the book however, has more to do with the way the author treated the subject of low- and moderate-income individuals, when he chose to do so at all. America’s new economic map shows growing differences, not just between people but especially between communities.

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Moretti has written an outstanding book which I recommend highly. Everything will be mass produced, unless it is high-end specialties for well paid innovation workers.

Moretti argues we should welcome the change in America’s economy and do our best to get other cities to catch up, instead of fruitlessly trying to hold on to manufacturing jobs. In his book The New Geography of JobsUniversity of California at Berkeley economics professor Enrico Moretti argues that, contrary to conventional wisdom, the information economy is a driver of job growth.

But that’s not the end of the story. Aug 12, Bill Manzi rated it it was amazing.

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But the winners and losers aren t necessarily who you d expect. Gone are breweries like Hamms and bakeries like Wonder Bread.


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. To ask other readers questions about The New Geography of Jobsplease sign up. 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.

Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti provides a fresh perspective on the tectonic shifts that are reshaping America’s labor market—from globalization and income inequality to immigration and technological progress—and how these shifts are affecting our communities. Real data and science that lead to obvious conclusions in regards to what you should do to be economically successful and what needs to happen in political policy that will clearly benefit the whole Ameri Absolutely fantastic.

I think it explained its point very well and persuaded people on how to help America be less divided.

The New Geography of Jobs

Why can’t I afford an apartment in Berkeley? Or that cost ths living in innovation hubs may not matter much for the creative class, but it matters much more for the service sector people. Get to Know Us. And, most importantly it places this all in geographic contex I was blown away by the economic analysis and synthesizing of policy ideas in this enlightening book.