Richard Florida

Richard Florida

Global Trends

Richard Florida is the founder of the Creative Class Group, a global advisory services firm, and his discovery of the “creative class” has been lauded by the Harvard Business Review as one of the major breakthrough ideas of our time. Richard has penned two national bestsellers, Who’s Your City?, The Rise of the Creative Class, and The Flight of the Creative Class, which launched an intellectual revolution that has changed the way companies, nations, and communities compete and thrive. A leading public intellectual on economic competitiveness, demographic trends, and cultural and technological innovation, Richard is one of the world’s most dynamic, engaging, and sought-after speakers. He was named one of Esquire magazine’s Best and Brightest. Richard is currently Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute and Professor of Business and Creativity at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

firstprevious page 1 of 40 nextlast
Jul 21st 2011 - If Metros Were CountriesJul 14th 2011 - The Geography of How We Get to Work
Jul  7th 2011 - Paperback Edition of the Great Reset AvailableJul  3rd 2011 - Safety in Diversity: Why Crime Is Down in America’s Cities
Jun 29th 2011 - Top Metros for Same-Sex Couples with ChildrenJun 27th 2011 - Bicycling and the Wealth and Happiness of Cities
Jun 17th 2011 - Real Estate Is SpikyJun 15th 2011 - The Geography of Peace
Jun 10th 2011 - Skills and the Great (Male) StagnationJun  7th 2011 - A Good Week for the Nation’s Capital (if not the Nation)
Jun  4th 2011 - Where Paychecks Go the Furthest: 20 Best and Worst CitiesJun  1st 2011 - Is the Geography of NBA Dominance Shifting?
May 28th 2011 - America’s Fittest CitiesMay 27th 2011 - America's Best-Read Cities
May 26th 2011 - The Fan Factor in the NBA Conference FinalsMay 20th 2011 - Best Places for College Grads
May 18th 2011 - Do State Business Taxes Really Matter?May 13th 2011 - Last Car Dealership
May 12th 2011 - Geography of HateMay 10th 2011 - Taxes, Spending and the Politics of Economic Growth
May  5th 2011 - Building America’s Third Great Job MachineApr 29th 2011 - Show Me the Money: The Geography of Superstar Sports Millionaires
Apr 27th 2011 - America's Best Cities for Plug-in Cars Apr 21st 2011 - The Thriving and Happiness of Nations
Apr 20th 2011 - Immigrants and the Wealth of NationsApr 13th 2011 - Elite Crisis
Apr  6th 2011 - The Metro Story: Growth without GrowthApr  5th 2011 - The State Story: Growth without Growth
Mar 30th 2011 - The Conservative States of AmericaMar 23rd 2011 - Why Are Some Cities Happier than Others?
Mar 19th 2011 - U.S. Far Down the List of GlobalizationMar 18th 2011 - Happy Cities, Revisited
Mar 16th 2011 - America’s Great Passport DivideMar 11th 2011 - Unions and State Economies: Don’t Believe the Hype
Mar 10th 2011 - Revolution Is SpikyMar  4th 2011 - The Revolt of the Creative Class
Mar  3rd 2011 - Chart of the Day: Twitter CitiesFeb 28th 2011 - Chart of the Day: The Geography of Successful Start Companies
Feb 25th 2011 - Cities, Inequality and WagesFeb 23rd 2011 - The Drunkenness of Nations
Feb 18th 2011 - Grammys’ Big (City) WinnerJan 29th 2011 - Foreclosures Still Concentrated in Sunbelt Cities
Jan 26th 2011 - The Great Housing Reset ContinuesJan 23rd 2011 - Geographies of Scope
Jan 20th 2011 - The Global State of WorkJan 19th 2011 - Where the Brains are Going
Jan 14th 2011 - The Geography of Gun Deaths Jan 13th 2011 - What Makes Texas Special
Jan 13th 2011 - The Psychogeography of Gun ViolenceJan 12th 2011 - A Canadian in Tucson
Jan  7th 2011 - Chart of the Day - The Ever-Rising Cost of America’s HighwaysJan  3rd 2011 - The Role of Beauty in Community Satisfaction
Dec 22nd 2010 - Where All the Smart People Are GoingDec 18th 2010 - The Great Housing Reset Continues
Dec 16th 2010 - America’s Most Walkable CitiesDec 10th 2010 - Cities, Brains, and Brawn
Nov 25th 2010 - The Social Advantage of Large CitiesNov 23rd 2010 - Damn That (Holiday) Traffic Jam
Nov 22nd 2010 - Fiat Targets the Creative ClassNov 18th 2010 - Urban Arts Gives Community Life