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New York isn't the only 24-hour city in America anymore. In fact, many small towns are now working around the clock to compete in aglobal economy.

September 27, 2000, 7:00 AM PDT

By Taub Urban Res…


Factory workers and waitresses are no strangers to the late shift. But bankers, engineers and other white-collar types now face a 24-hour culture, too. "The phenomenon is about 100 years old, but in the past two to three years, it has been accelerated by the Internet and globalization," says Ed Coburn, publisher of Working Nights newsletter.

Thanks to Telecom-Cities Research Network Taub Urban Research Center, New York University

Tuesday, September 26, 2000 in Nando Times

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