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The Rise of The Creative Class
The Rise of the Creative Class, which was originally published in 2002, has generated widespread conversation and debate and has had a considerable impact on economic development policy and practice. This essay briefly recaps the key tenants of the creative class theory of economic development, discusses the key issues in the debate over it, and assesses its impacts on economic development policy.
Fast Company continues its examination of the business book The Rise of the Creative Class with an interview of author Richard Florida.
Fast Company continues its Leadership Hall of Fame series, a year-long look at the top business books and authors, with an excerpt from The Rise of the Creative Class (2003) by Richard Florida
The Rise of the Creative Class ranks 9th on The Globe and Mail's list of best selling business books.
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The Rise of the Creative Class, one of Gary Hamel's recommendations that "telescope the future or send our minds racing down new tracks."
By Edward L. Glaeser - 2004
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