The Valley And The Upstarts: The Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs

Joel Kotkin, Editor of NewGeography.com and Presidential fellow in urban futures at Chapman University. Mark Schill, Vice President of Research at Praxis Strategy Group, an economic development and research firm working with communities and states to improve their economies

No industry generates more hype, and hope, than technology. From 2004 to 2014, the number of tech-related jobs in the United States expanded 31%, faster than other high-growth sectors like health care and business services. In the wider category of STEM-related jobs (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), employment grew 11.4% over the same period, compared […]

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A Map Of America’s Future: Where Growth Will Be Over The Next Decade

Joel Kotkin, Editor of NewGeography.com and Presidential fellow in urban futures at Chapman University. Mark Schill, Vice President of Research at Praxis Strategy Group, an economic development and research firm working with communities and states to improve their economies

The world’s biggest and most dynamic economy derives its strength and resilience from its geographic diversity. Economically, at least, America is not a single country. It is a collection of seven nations and three quasi-independent city-states, each with its own tastes, proclivities, resources and problems. These nations compete with one another – the Great Lakes […]

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