May 27, 2015

What draws young college graduates to a new city? Are economic opportunities the driving force? Or is it a decision driven by a city's quality of life?

The American Institute for Economic Research, a nonprofit, non-partisan research institute, wanted to find out. To do so it created an index to determine the key factors in a young

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May 18, 2015

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) ranked 260 metropolitan areas based on economic and quality-of-life factors, such as local unemployment rates, average rent, and the number of restaurants.

“After making the economic decision to move, the young and educated are looking

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May 15, 2015

American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) released its list of the Top 20 college towns for 2015. Each of the cities has less than 250,000 residents and is judged based on student life, culture, economic health and opportunity.

AIER’s website says the prestige of the university

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May 14, 2015

The nation’s capital is king for young college graduates seeking work-life balance in a big city.

Washington, D.C., was ranked the No. 1 major metropolitan area in the American Institute for Economic Research’s inaugural Employment Destinations Index.

May 13, 2015

“After making the economic decision to move, the young and educated are looking for places where they can have a meaningful work/life balance,” said Rosalind Greenstein, director of research and education at AIER in a press release. 

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