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    Experts Debate Impact of Amazon’s HQ2

    Following yesterday’s announcement that the online retail giant will split its $5 billion second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia, observers are wondering whether the move will pay off — for the company or the U.S. economy. Some believe the influx of high-paying jobs into already wealthy areas could worsen existing economic disparities. Others say Amazon should prepare for greater political scrutiny in Washington, where it will be “challenged as being the big Goliath.” The company said its decision was based on the talent of local workforces.

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