The biggest, richest cities won Amazon, and everything else. What now for the rest?
- November 19, 2018
- David Neumark, economics, via The New York Times, Nov. 19, 2018
In one of a series of papers published by the Hamilton Project, David Neumark of the
University of California, Irvine, described a plan in which the federal government
could subsidize the wages of newly hired workers in extremely poor areas. The subsidies
would be 100 percent at first before tapering off — in hope of pulling more people
into the labor force so they can develop skills that will allow them to earn a nonsubsidized
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