Tracking 'Go-Getters' Across America
4 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Date Written: June 29, 2010
U.S. economic history has been heavily influenced by mobile “go-getters” - young entrepreneurs, inventors, skilled laborers, and innovators. That appears to still be the case today, as both foreign and domestic go-getters are attracted to high-skilled jobs and high-risk opportunities. What parts of the United States are particularly attractive to these workers, and what characteristics attract these go-getters? Moreover, are foreign-born go-getters attracted to different areas than domestic-born go-getters? This article uses empirical data to answer these questions.
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