Bloomberg Explores Why Tech Brain Drain Goes West

Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:48pm
Updated: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 3:22pm
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Cities and states across the country are worried about the so-called brain drain, with some of the most-educated and sought-after residents deciding to move somewhere else. And the drama increases with nearly every technological advance.

Agnel Philip and a team from Bloomberg looked into the numbers for a story called “The Smartest Americans Are Heading West” and found that a number of cities in the western United States are benefiting. Philip talked about what is attractive about the West for so-called "smart jobs."

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