Jim Fonseca
4 min readMar 15, 2022

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The One Minute Geographer: Massachusetts (1): The Package

Boston’s skyline from meetingsconventions.com

An odd title, but appropriate. We’ll see as we go along how the demographic and economic traits of the Bay State are interconnected and apply elsewhere such as in Silicon Valley and Austin. The components of the interconnected package that all fits together are higher education, high tech industry, immigration and the ‘creative class.’ Let’s do a fly-over of the state first.

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Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.