Research Universities Drive Job and Wage Growth in Dallas

Constrained by overcrowding and high costs, coastal tech giants are expanding into America's heartland. The cities that are winning the fierce competition for their spillover of high-paying jobs illustrate the powerful symbiosis between research universities and prosperity.In our annual ranking of the economic performance of metropolitan areas, the ability of cities such as Provo, Utah, Raleigh, N.C., and Dallas to consistently attract high-tech employers and to create homegrown tech firms is rooted in the contributions of research universities. Recognizing the connection is especially important as the White House and Congress step up negotiations on the 2018 federal budget.   Continue reading...

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