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“…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.”
“…he’s changed the framework for discussing social and economic inequality.”
Herbert Muschamp, New York Times, Year in Review
The World’s Leading Startup Cities
Challengers to Silicon Valley include New York, L.A., Boston, Tel Aviv, and London.
Mass Transit Doesn't Cause Gentrification
A new study of New York City finds that incomes do go up with subway access, but there are other crucial factors at play.
Where and Why Walking or Biking to Work Makes a Difference
An active commute matters, wherever you live.
What Can You Buy for the Price of One SoHo Apartment?
Sixty-eight homes, in some Detroit neighborhoods.
Mapping the Connections Between Cities, Inequality, and Creative Economies
Some of the world’s most powerful creative economies are doing economic development wrong. It doesn’t need to be that way.
How Much Are You Willing to Pay to Live in America’s Best Neighborhoods?
A new, expansive index measures and maps the quality of life for 2,000 U.S. neighborhoods.