Tag Archives: employment

Equity is an economic growth engine!


Findings from the National Equity Atlas for ten (10) geographically dispersed mid-sized metropolitan regions are provided below. Check out the last column as it depicts how much more robust each of these regions would have been if there had been … Continue reading

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Where to be (or not to be) a working mom


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America’s primary high-tech nodes


Provided below are two lists compiled from 2011 data and published in a December 2012 report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute. The first lists those cities or portions of metropolitan areas that have the highest percentage of their … Continue reading

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Immigration mythbusting


A popular and entertaining show on the Discovery Channel is Mythbusters. This author hopes this post will help dispel some of the incorrect and downright cruel myths about immigrants that are cited by xenophobes and radical conservatives to frame the … Continue reading

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