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The Brookings Institution Calls St. Louis A ‘Rising Star’ In Tech. Here’s Why.

March 14, 2022

The St. Louis Metro Area comes out looking pretty good in a new report from the Brookings Institution, which calls attention to St. Louis and other “rising stars” that have done a solid job in recent years of adding jobs in fast-growing technology sectors.

Employment data from 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, suggest St. Louis, Kansas City and a handful of other rising-star metros are poised for further progress, according to Brookings researchers Mark Muro and Yang You.