The New Geography of Jobs

  • 8h 32m 1s
  • Enrico Moretti
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2018

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”