Jobs in Tacoma pay off beyond the dollars commuters bring home from Seattle

Friday, March 09, 2018

A reader writes in with an interesting query:

I’m trying to reconcile Tacoma as a “bedroom” community and the economic goal of being a net exporter of value (to use Jane Jacobs’ phrase).

If a Tacoma resident works in Seattle and brings her money home to buy groceries, does this grow the Tacoma economy the same as if the grocer exported products to Seattle?

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