Excel Workbook Iowahawk Handicaps the City That Gets the New Amazon HQ

I’ve transformed his tweets into an Excel workbook, translated odds into probabilities and sorted the table from highest (Austin and Atlanta are tied for first). A (much) longer article is forthcoming at New Geography. Stay tuned for a link.  To download the workbook, click here.  BEFORE YOU MAKE ANY CHANGES, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS AND FOLLOW THEM CAREFULLY.  If you make improvements to the worksheets I’d appreciate it if you’d e-mail me a copy.

In the meantime, here’s the key graph. Probabilities are on the vertical axis, the odds are above eachbar.

Dave's estimates

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About Tony Lima

Retired after teaching economics at California State Univ., East Bay (Hayward, CA). Ph.D., economics, Stanford. Also taught MBA finance at the California University of Management and Technology. Occasionally take on a consulting project if it's interesting. Other interests include wine and technology.