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The Widening Divide in Business Turnover between Large and Small Urban Areas

Business turnover?the rate at which new firms enter and old firms exit the economy?has been declining for at least 40 years in the United States. Declining business turnover is potentially problematic, as it may signal a drop in innovation and productivity growth as well as a lower share of economic activity at new businesses. As a result, the economic fortunes of metropolitan areas are likely to be intertwined with the rate of business turnover they experience. {{p}} As the U.S. economy continues to transition from producing goods to providing services, changes in business turnover are ...
Economic Review , Issue Q III , Pages 5-25

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The Richmond Fed and Urban Economics

Econ Focus , Issue 4Q , Pages 1-1

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Diversification and Specialization Across Urban Areas

Los Angeles is famous for the entertainment industry, San Jose for technology companies, and New York for the financial firms surrounding Wall Street. While each of these urban areas has a unique identity related to a particular sector of the economy, each is also, in fact, very diverse in its industrial composition. Urban areas differ in the extent to which they have a diverse set of industries or, conversely, the degree to which they are very specialized in a particular industry. Richmond Fed analysis supports previous research findings on the extent to which diversification or ...
Econ Focus , Issue 4Q , Pages 36-39

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Definitions Matter: The Rural-Urban Dichotomy

District Digest article titled: Definitions Matter: The Rural-Urban Dichotomy
Econ Focus , Issue 3Q , Pages 28-31

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Population Turnover and the Growth of Urban Areas

People in the United States are relocating nearly half as much they did in the early 1980s. Lower population turnover—the propensity of people to move into or out of a given location—may mean a decline in labor market adjustment across industries and occupations; when people move across regions for job-related reasons, they may help smooth out changes that hit certain labor markets harder than others. Population turnover may also lead to better matches between employer and employee, an important factor in the growth of urban areas.Jason P. Brown and Colton Tousey examine the relationship ...
Economic Review , Volume v.105 , Issue no.1



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