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January 2010

Crash and reboot: Silicon Valley high-tech employment and wages, 2000-08

Amar Mann, Tian Luo

On the whole, high-tech industries in Silicon Valley declined sharply in employment and wages from 2000 to 2004 but increased gradually in both respects from 2004 to 2008; though the industry mix changed during the 8-year period, Silicon Valley remains the world?s leading high-tech hub.

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