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'The New Geography of Jobs'


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Job seekers wait in line to get into a job fair in Los Angeles in September, 2010.
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Job seekers wait in line to get into a job fair in Los Angeles in September, 2010.

In his new book, UC Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti examines why places like the Bay Area, Boston and Austin have become "brain hubs," attracting creative workers and higher-paying jobs while other regions -- such as those once dominated by traditional manufacturing -- are languishing.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Enrico Moretti, professor of economics at UC Berkeley and author of "The New Geography of Jobs"

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