The Great Reset: How the Post-Crash Economy Will Change the Way We Live and Work

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Harper Collins, Apr 27, 2010 - Social Science - 240 pages
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From Richard Florida, author of the bestselling books The Rise of the Creative Class and Who’s Your City?, comes a book that frames the economic meltdown of 2008–09 not as a crisis but as an opportunity to “reset.” In doing so, he paints a fascinating picture of what our economy, society, and geography will look like—of how we will work and live—in the future.

 

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Persuasive case for a retooled economic future
Welcome to the Third Great Reset. Chances are it doesn’t feel all that good, but scholar Richard Florida argues that – like US economic collapses in
the 1870s and the 1930s – the current state of fiscal misery masks an enormous energy in the service of creative destruction, a wave of activity that will overhaul the outmoded manufacturing-based economic system and replace it with one that reaches prosperity in a whole new way.
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A fast-read with a few take-aways that should make the new and upcoming youth think about how urbanism is being re-defined.

Contents

redrawing the economic
49
a New Way of Life
105
acknowledgments
188
Index
215
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Author of the bestselling The Rise of the Creative Class and Who's Your City? Richard Florida is a regular columnist for The Atlantic. He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and other publications. His multiple awards and accolades include the Harvard Business Review's Breakthrough Idea of the Year. He was named one of Esquire magazine's Best and Brightest (2005) and one of BusinessWeek's Voices of Innovation (2006). He lives in Toronto, Canada.

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