California and Its Diaspora Have Fueled a Western Boom
18 Dec 2019
Which states had the best 2010s, economically speaking? Those with lots of Californians or former Californians.
The geography of U.S. economic activity has gotten a lot of attention over the past few years, with journalists, think tanks and others getting increasingly creative in sorting out the differing trajectories of Republican-leaning areas versus Democratic-leaning areas, more-populous cities/metropolitan areas/counties versus less-populous ones, and rural versus urban.