Theme: People develop, not places.
Subject Article: "Lisbon call center boom draws EU 'guest workers.'"
Other Links: 1. "The Great Creative Class Migration."
2. "Brain Drain Is Economic Development."
3. "The Geography of Melancholy."
4. "Imagining Rooted Cosmopolitanism."
5. "Young ‘ex-pats’ worth luring back home, conference attendees told."
Postscript: Just when I think policy is catching up to migration patterns, along comes "NY economic czar nominee says retaining youth is key to Long Island's future":
"We're losing young people," Zemsky told about 100 people at a meeting of the Long Island Association business group. "If you lose young people, unless you can change the laws of biology, you have population decline."
Stick a fork in New York State if Zemsky becomes the economic development czar. He's not qualified for the position.