OKC Attracting Human Capital

Oklahoma City Mayor Mike Cornett, in a Bloomberg Businessweek interview:

We’ve also gravitated toward the idea that economic development is really the result of creating a city where people want to live. It’s the attraction of human capital. If you can attract highly educated people from other parts of the country and keep your own best and brightest, chances are the job creators are going to be successful. And people no longer chase jobs. Jobs chase people.

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