“Most workers early in their careers should cast a very wide net and apply to many different jobs, including outside their local area,” says John Winters, a professor of economics at Iowa State University. But one of the potential barriers to relocating and finding new opportunities is high housing prices in many urban areas, Winters says.
Building more homes could be the answer. “Increases in housing supply can keep prices from rising so fast and give opportunity for more people to live in areas with great opportunities for working and starting new businesses.”
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City Journals, Feb. 2