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Nathan Jensen, a political science professor at Washington University in St. Louis, has found evidence that one of the most popular strategies for state and local leaders to attract new business does not pay off.
Jul 10, 2014   The Washington Post
Architects and carpenters are among this list of the nine jobs hit hardest by the recession in 2009.
Dec 29, 2009   NBC
Unemployment is spreading across the country like a rash. This video tracks the changing unemployment in American counties since January 2007.
Nov 25, 2009   American Observer
After twenty years of reunification, the eastern part of Germany is finally beginning to lure educated workers back.
Nov 8, 2009   The New York Times
Japan wants to end its spending on wasteful construction projects, which are the cause of the country's massive debt. But for one small town on the verge of losing a dam, the "wasteful" project is the center of the local economy.
Oct 19, 2009   The New York Times
A new report from the Economic Research Service looks at how the economic recession is affecting rural areas. For the most part, things are a lot worse in America's nonmetro areas.
Oct 3, 2009   The Daily Yonder
Westward migration in the U.S. seems to be slowing, as jobs dry up overcrowding begins pushing people away.
Sep 25, 2009   Miller-McCune
Rural areas have been losing population for decades, creating what some are calling a "rural brain drain". According to this article, the hollowing out of these rural areas will have negative impacts beyond the borders of those small towns.
Sep 24, 2009   The Chronicle for Higher Education
English Prime Minister Gordon Brown is confident that the 2012 Summer Olympics will bring a big economic benefit to London. But with costs rising beyond expectations, some are skeptical of the PM's prediction.
Sep 5, 2009   Reuters
Beijing could be heading towards a sprawling future, according to a new report from the World Bank. Despite expanding transit options, the location of jobs is pushing more people out from the center of the city.
Aug 20, 2009   The New York Times Style Magazine
The population of Florida has decreased by about 50,000 people between April 2008 and April 2009, according to demographers at the University of Florida.
Aug 12, 2009   St. Petersburg Times