Why it is import?
Moretti argues that innovation jobs, like software jobs, make intensive use of human capital and human ingenuity are big economic drivers.
Based on his calculations from 320 Metro areas and approximately 11 million employee and previous studies, Moretti estimates that one innovation job creates five supporting jobs.
In contrast, Moretti estimates that traditional jobs create about 1.6 for every job. This is based on 320 metro areas and 11 million employees.