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Amazon's HQ2 Search Is About Politics, Too - Bloomberg
An elite workforce will expect bike paths, dog parks and vegan gastropubs. And "a compatible cultural and community environment."
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  HQ2  headquarters  site-selection  economic-development  quality-of-life  politics  government-policy  jobs  workforce  e-commmerce  ecommerce  tech  high-tech  technology 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Gubernatorial Shift: New Economic Development Policies - Area Development
New governors of eight states reveal their ideas for strengthening their states’ economies and growing their business bases.
area-development-features  Matt  government-policy  economic-development  jobs  site-selection  politics 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Nafta May Have Saved Many Autoworkers’ Jobs - The New York Times
The integration of production across countries with complementary labor forces — cheaper workers in Mexico to perform many basic tasks, with more highly paid and productive engineers and workers in the United States — turned out to play a central role in reviving the auto industry in North America.
NAFTA  automotive-industry  detroit  industry-clusters  mexico  business-globalization  politics  Around-the-web  this-week-348  right-to-work  organized-labor  south  south-atlantic 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing Illusions - EconoMonitor
Suddenly, manufacturing is back – at least on the election trail. But don’t be fooled. The real issue isn’t how to get manufacturing back. It’s how to get good jobs and good wages back. They aren’t at all the same thing.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-157  government-policy  politics  manufacturing  right-to-work  unions  labor 
february 2012 by areadevelopment
So Much Fun. So Irrelevant. -
The best of these ecosystems will be cities and towns that combine a university, an educated populace, a dynamic business community and the fastest broadband connections on earth. These will be the job factories of the future.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-154  economic-development-news  jobs  broadband  government-policy  politics 
january 2012 by areadevelopment

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