Does Less Moving Mean Less Money?

Originally aired on NPR's The Takeaway

April 20, 2011
Louise Story (NPR's The Takeaway)

Population growth is highest in areas that have one of two things going for them: sunshine and people with college degrees. That’s according to a study co-authored by Harvard economics professor Edward L. Glaeser. Finance and Wall Street reporter for The New York TimesLouise Story has been thinking about how the state of our economy may change American migration patterns. If people can’t move because they can’t sell their houses, and migration creates economic growth, what happens?