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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Feb 06, Yraya W. The New Geography of Jobs. Apr 03, Amy rated it it was amazing. Also contains notes, references, and an index. Most economists forget that the conclusions they draw from their sample populations also contain the drama of people’s actual lives within them.

Geoggaphy a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And of course, in areas with high concentrations of human capital, ideas beget ideas. 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 noretti the way.

He simply gives the facts and then states the obvious conclusion. I would have liked to have seen a much deeper analysis of all the externalities of the growth he discusses in his book. Already rather unambitious in scope and argument, the book was also highly repetitive. Moretti has written an outstanding book which I recommend highly. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Moretti remembers this while avoiding another trap of economists. The economy is becoming service based and offshoring of manufacturing is the norm as production migrates to where labor is cheaper.


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Moretti convincingly demonstrates that the inequalities that matter most in early 21st century America are the differences across places.

Toward the end, the methods of creating centers are discussed. Starks rated it it was amazing.

Pay attention to this concept. But today there are three Americas.

See and discover other items: Lauren Mullally There are 7 chapters and an introduction. As one of the people with only a high school diploma living in an area where there are a lot of people who are college educated, who is getting paid better than most college educated folk in other parts of the country, this It was published in Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

For the past thirty years, the three Americas have been growing apart at an accelerating rate. Moretti’s New Geography of Jobs gives an honest, balanced insight into the systemic issues facing American cities, not just their symptoms.


It will be better to have a high school education in silicon valley than in Detroit.

Although not much discussed, these forces ultimately determine the location of innovative workers and companies and therefore shape the future of entire communities. Towar The Wall Street Journal, https: This sorting is self-reinforcing, and it seems to grow more unforgiving every year. He talks about government-led policies like the TVA and its impact on that region in the 20th century, and he also talks about how restrictive housing policies can limit the growth of certain areas.

The idea is that geography is very important in US economic growth. In this important and persuasive book, U.

The New Geography of Jobs

This book is a review ad update on research regarding the economics of geographic clusters in the US. Dec 16, Christian Overbey rated it really liked it.

The New Geography of Jobs discusses what labor transitions are occurring in the US right now and their effects on prices and opportunities.