November 27, 2017

Yes, your metro works hard, but is it productive?

Per-capita GDP takes a metro’s GDP and divides it by the population. This simple calculation yields some surprising results. We may think that people work hard everywhere, and that is true, but GDP on a per-capita basis is quite varied throughout the country. We can see the full scope of this variation in j...

April 11, 2017

Full disclosure here, I initially started this analysis by asking which metros had the greatest share of adaptable jobs in traded sectors. By adaptable, I meant jobs that could transition and remain in demand in any foreseeable economic future, particularly a future that automates jobs into oblivion. By traded, I am looking at occupations that are usually...

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