Dayton’s population has been shrinking since the 1960s. Most of the area’s factory jobs are long gone. To save the city, Schultz has embraced a new idea: Help immigrants and refugees lay roots in Dayton.
Deciding whether or not a country is advancing often comes down to a numbers game. Gross domestic product, or GDP, is the typical measure by which we track a nation’s economic progress or failure. But many argue that measure falls short of the mark.
Yesterday I posted a story from the New Yorker about rising wages during economic recessions--there have been a couple of really thoughtful comments I wanted to point out.
Are those of you with jobs making more or less than you were a year ago?