What cities will do to get HQ2

Amazon says it received 238 proposals for HQ2, their proposed second headquarters. Amazon claims it will spend $5 billion on construction and employ 50,000 people. With that big of a prize at stake, it's no surprise that hundreds of places tossed a hat in the ring. But once cities start making offers, where does it end -- and is it good in the end for communities to compete like this? Dave Swenson, an economist at Iowa State, thinks the whole country is getting caught playing a game that doesn't really result in us getting richer. Listen to the interview:

 
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