Amazon needs higher education. So does everyone else.
It’s easy to see why most handicappers of the competition for Amazon’s second headquarters put Boston high on the list of likely winners. It’s the same reason that GE decided to move its headquarters to Boston last year. Boston is the country’s capital of higher education. The area’s dozens of colleges and universities yield an eager workforce with the depth and breadth of skills required by 21st-century business.
Originally published: November 30, 2017
Author: Robert A. Brown
Institution: Boston University
Published by: The Boston Globe