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“…he’s changed the framework for discussing social and economic inequality.”
Herbert Muschamp, New York Times, Year in Review
“…Florida is an authoritative and entertaining observer. He pulls together many of the things we see into an illuminating narrative of demography and urban and economic development.”
John Gapper, The Financial Times
“…a pioneering cartographer of talent.”
Big Tech Ought to Step Up for Cities
Leading high-tech firms have increasingly gone from heroes to villains in the eyes of their neighbors. It’s in their own interest to help make cities more affordable and inclusive.
The Great Mobility Divide
Americans are moving less than ever, but that fact masks a deep divide between the affluent and the disadvantaged.
The U.S. Metros Most at Risk from Automation
In Dalton, Georgia, more than two-thirds of jobs are at risk for automation, according to a new analysis.
The Heterogeneous Future of Urban Mobility
The authors of<em> Faster, Smarter, Greener </em>talk about the technologies that will revolutionize how we get around cities.
Venture Capital Remains Highly Concentrated in Just a Few Cities
For all the talk of the “rise of the rest,” investment in high-tech startups is clustered in the Bay Area, and the New York- Boston-Washington Corridor.
For a Strong Economy, Focus on Inclusive Growth
In our increasingly unequal cities, inclusion is good for growth, and growth is good for inclusion. Two new reports show how it can be done.