Scholar Spotlight: Nathan Jensen and Margaret O'Mara
- Economic Growth & Innovation
- Jobs & Workers
Amazon announced its plans for HQ2, splitting its second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Dozens of cities offered billions in incentives to the tech giant in an attempt to receive its promise of thousands of jobs and economic growth. This week's spotlight shines on two SSN members who have been following the announcement and sharing their expertise with the media: Nathan Jensen studies tax incentives and economic investment, and Margaret O'Mara follows the historical rise of the high-tech industry. Check out Nathan's OpEd in The Conversation, Margaret's OpEd in The New York Times, and both of their comments in this article in the Seattle Times.