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A tale of two cities: how San Francisco surged forward while LA fell behind

Storper, Michael ORCID: 0000-0002-8354-792X, Kemeny, Thomas, Makarem, Naji and Osman, Taner (2015) A tale of two cities: how San Francisco surged forward while LA fell behind. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (02 Nov 2015). Website.

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For most of the twentieth century, the Los Angeles region had one of the county’s best performing economies. But now, incomes of those in the San Francisco Bay area outpace those in LA by a third. In their new book, Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Makarem, & Taner Osman take a close look at how San Francisco has thrived while Los Angeles stagnated. They argue that the Bay Area created an ecosystem of invention and innovation that allowed Silicon Valley to arise and thrive, even as LA’s industries remained largely siloed.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC 3.0
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 11:21
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:06

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