Are High Housing Costs Forcing Talent to Flee Silicon Valley?
The pull of opportunity, not the push of expensive real estate, drives migration from California.
Not About LeBron: Economic Restructuring in Cleveland
The basketball star isn't the only one moving back to Ohio. Even with manufacturing on the decline, Cleveland is drawing talented migrants from other areas.
The Pseudoscience of Jane Jacobs and Innovation Districts
Where we find innovation, we find industry clusters. That doesn't mean the two are causally linked.
Explaining Gentrification: We're Too Focused on the Real Estate Market
There are more factors at play than just those related to the real estate market.
Seattle Is Dying: Boeing Looks Outside Washington for Cheap Talent
With a diversified employment base, the Emerald City will survive as Boeing starts looking for new talent outside of Washington State. But what does the search for cheap STEM talent say about the Innovation Economy?
Bright Flight From Silicon Valley: The Rent Is Too Damn High
Talented people are starting to move to places where the cost of living is more reasonable, but a town can't just be cheap and wonderful. It also has to be connected.
The International Trade of Talent: The Immigration-iPhone Connection
Just because a net migration number is negative doesn't mean there is brain drain. A shrinking population doesn't always indicate a dying place.
How Talent Migration Facilitates the Diffusion of Globalization
Openness to immigration behaves in the same way as openness to trade.
Connecting Neighborhoods: Small Geographic Scales of Globalization
The financial crisis turned the world upside down.
What Talent Shortage? The Great American Brain Waste
Our biggest businesses complain about a shortage of skilled labor. Instead of calling on the government to act, they should consider workplace policies that are friendlier to women and immigrants.