The New Geography of Jobs
- 8h 32m 1s
- Enrico Moretti
- Recorded Books, Inc.
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.
In this Audiobook
Chapter 1. American Rust
Chapter 2. Smart Labour: Microchips, Movies, and Multipliers
Chapter 3. The Great Divergence
Chapter 4. Forces of Attraction
Chapter 5. The Inequality of Mobility and Cost of Living
Chapter 6. Poverty Traps and Sexy Cities
Chapter 7. The New “Human Capital Century”