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The Business Case for Paying Service Workers More

MIT's Zeynep Ton explains the theory behind the Good Jobs Strategy.

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The Uneven Growth of High and Low-Wage Jobs Across America

The economic recovery — if we can call it that — has been driven largely by low-paying positions.

Zara Matheson

Where Wages Have Grown the Most (and Least) Since the Recovery

A look at the U.S. cities where salaries are rising the fastest.

MPI's Zara Matheson

The Geography of America's Freelance Economy

The metros and occupations where independent workers earn the most.

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More Losers Than Winners in America's New Economic Geography

It appears that talent clustering provides little in the way of trickle-down benefits to service and blue-collar workers.

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The Top 20 U.S. Metros for Year-End 2012 Pay Increases

Houston and Seattle top one list of actual wage growth from 2011 to 2012.

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Paying Retail Workers a Little Better Can Make a Huge Difference

A Black Friday look at the geography of retail workers' wages.

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The New Geography of Finance

Despite the crisis, the U.S. finance industry has grown since 2008.

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America's Best Places for a Raise

Where you live can determine how much more you'll be making next year.

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Where the Creative Class Earns the Most

Workers do well on the east and west coasts.

How Your City May Have Affected Your Raise

Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.

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America's Most Powerful Global Cities

Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.

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Wages Are on the Rise in U.S. Cities

Over the last year, wages increased in all but three of the largest 20 metros.

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The Best U.S. States for Working Women

Geography makes a clear difference in how much women earn in the workforce