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Cities are labor markets

Eduardo Porter recently published this piece in the New York Times on the “relentless economic decline” of small-town rural America. We often talk about rising income inequality, but the greater concern is the alarming rate of joblessness in many of these communities. Earning less than others… Read More

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Learning about O-zones

I spent this evening reading about Opportunity Zones, or “O-zones”, in the United States.  For a census tract to become an O-zone, it has to have a poverty rate of 20% or higher, or the median household income has to be less than 80% of the… Read More