Footloose Jobs & Urbanization

Footloose Jobs & Urbanization: Recent History and Policy Considerations for Indiana

This policy brief outlines the recent history of footloose and non-footloose jobs in Indiana, including regional changes in rural and urban employment. We also examine economic development policy and suggest future models for consideration.

Written by Michael J. Hicks, PhD (Center for Business and Economic Research) and David Terrell (Indiana Communities Institute and RUPRI Center for State Policy) at Ball State University; published March 28, 2017.

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