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Forbes' "Best Cities for Jobs 2011"

Joel Kotkin teamed up with Michael Shires to produce the annual Best Cities for Jobs list for <em>Forbes Magazine</em>.
May 3, 2011, 7am PDT | Victor Negrete
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According to the article, published in Forbes, "once again the best places for jobs tended to be smaller communities where incremental improvements can have a relatively large impact ... But no place displayed more vibrancy than Texas."

"One lesson that green-centric California may have trouble learning is that, however attractive the long-term promise of alternative energy, fossil fuels pay the bills and create strong economies, at least for now. Even outside of Texas, oil capitals did well across the board, not surprising given the surging price of gas," write Kotkin and Shires.

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Published on Monday, May 2, 2011 in New Geography
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