Across the Income Divide: High-Tech Industries in Texas Metropolitan Areas

Policymakers in high-technology cities have become increasingly concerned that large segments of their populations are not reaping the benefits of the economic growth associated with these industries. Though it should be noted that our perception of the positive correlation between income inequalities and the growth of high-tech industries result from indirect observations, the data considered in this article do illustrate some of the consequences of being a "high-tech city."