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Listing all articles in the Martin Prosperity Institute category
The article marries Michael Porter’s industrial cluster theory of traded and local clusters to Richard Florida’s occupational approach of creative and routine workers to gain a better understanding of the process of economic development. By combining these two approaches, four major industrial - occupational categories are identified.
A new report released today by Richard Florida and the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, finds America's cities and metro areas to be strikingly divided by class. The report, released to the City Lab Conference of Mayors and City Leaders in Los Angeles, maps the stark class divisions within 12 of America's largest cities and metro areas. Americans, it finds, are not only separated by income and race, but by socio-economic class.
This paper by Richard Florida, Charlotta Melander and Kevin Stolarick analyzes the economic geography of musicians and the recording industry in the U.S. from 1970 to 2000 to shed light on the locational dynamics music and creative industries more broadly.
Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick in this work hypothesize that the conjoint effects of scale and scope economies combine to shape significant geographic concentration of the entertainment industry.
Part of the Working Paper Series by Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick on the factors that shape economic development in Canadian regions.
Report Summary: Ontario’s Opportunities in the Creative Age by Richard Florida and Roger Martin.
In this study by Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Haifeng Qian, the authors employ both educational and occupational measures of talent to examine the relationships between talent, technology and regional economic performance in China.
This report by Richard Florida, Brian Knudsen, Kevin Stolarick, and Gary Gates investigates density, and more specifically the density of creative workers, as a key factor influencing regional development.
This research note authored by Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellander is part of a large scale project on the music industry and system.
This report authored by Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellander examines the effects these populations have on increasing housing values in the neighborhoods and communities they inhabit.
This paper by Richard Florida, Tim Gulden, and Charlotta Mellander uses a global dataset of nighttime light emissions to produce an objectively consistent set of mega-regions for the globe.
Report by Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander, and Kevin Stolarick on the importance of human capital to regional development in conjunction with two key issues.
A report by Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellander explaining regional development in Sweden.
A report on the role of the university in the economy by Richard Florida, Gary Gates, Brian Knudsen, and Kevin Stolarick.
This paper by Richard Florida and Kevin Stolarick examines the specific interactions among the creative, technical, business, and design communities of the Montreal region.
This report by Richard Florida, Brian Knudsen, and Kevin Stolarick investigates how the density of a specific class of workers, the "creative class", affects metropolitan innovation.
A report on Montreal and it's creative opportunities by Richard Florida, Kevin Stolarick, and Lou Musante.
The Unites States built the most powerful economy by producing and attracting human capital. Is America throwing that advantage away?
Richard Florida promotes a vision of economic development that returns government to its core functions-building the civic infrastructure necessary to attract and retain people and businesses.
This article by Richard Florida examines the economic geography of talent exploringthe factors that attract talent and its effects on high-technology industry and regional incomes.
A report prepared by Richard Florida, Meric S. Gertler, Gary Gates, and Tara Vinodrai for the Ontario Ministry of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation and the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity.
This paper by Richard Florida examines the geography of bohemia and the relationships between it, human capital, and high-technology industries.