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Dallas Business Journal: Texas finds roughly half of its mobile application-related jobs in DFW

The Dallas Business Journal cites data collected by PPI’s chief economic strategist Michael Mandel on the growth of App Economy jobs in Dallas, Texas:

The Progressive Policy Institute based in Washington, D.C., reported that the DFW region comprised 44 percent of the states workforce within the space in the month of December. The data includes development jobs as well as jobs that are indirectly related to the mobile app economy.

‘It was kind of a surprise,’ said Michael Mandel, PPI chief economic strategist, adding that the area is not the first region typically expected to have a high percentage of this specific workforce. ‘We saw a lot of growth in places like Chicago, Dallas and New York – outside the traditional tech areas.’

Read the article in its entirety at Dallas Business Journal.