Cities and the Creative Class

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 24, 2004 - Social Science - 208 pages
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In his compelling follow-up to The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the millions of people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by innovation and talent.

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User Review  - Mike Horton - Goodreads

I am a disciple of Florida's research, so my opinion is going to be slanted, unfortunately. I think he's brilliant and has uncovered a very fresh perspective on how cities and urban regions must ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ben Williams - Goodreads

I really enjoyed the premise of the book. I had never thought of creativity as an economic driver, and Florida makes a decent case. However, I feel like it may be a chicken-and-the-egg sort of problem ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Richard Florida is the Hirst Professor in George Mason University's School of Public Policy and a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings
Institution. He lives in Washington DC.

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