April 22nd, 2014

Two Very Different Types of Migrations Are Driving Growth in U.S. Cities

It’s all about flow - Richard Florida reviews migration patterns into/out of major US cities

March 30th, 2014

America’s Biggest Metros Are Growing Much Faster Than Other Cities

Size really does matter - biggest cities in the US getting bigger faster than all other US cities by Richard Florida

February 22nd, 2014

What the Most Violent Nations in the World Have in Common

Inequality, not poverty, associated with higher levels of violence - pride/machismo significant factors as well

January 17th, 2014

Why So Many Emerging Megacities Remain So Poor

Urbanization is a necessary but insufficient part of global development and creates catalyst to drive necessary change to support development by Richard Florida

January 7th, 2014
The Urban Tech Revolution 
The “great inversion” continues as start-up investment moves inexorably away from suburbs to the city by Richard Florida

The Urban Tech Revolution

The “great inversion” continues as start-up investment moves inexorably away from suburbs to the city by Richard Florida

November 17th, 2013

America’s Federal Employment Belt

Who knew? There’s a negative correlation between federal government job levels and innovation reports Richard Florida

October 26th, 2013

The Myers Briggs States of America

I’m happy to be from the relaxed and creative part of the US - a Meyers Briggs map of the country via Richard Florida

October 3rd, 2013

The Great Growth Disconnect: Population Growth Does Not Equal Economic Growth

OK, here’s a cause for concern from Richard Florida: our fastest growing cities are not eh cities with the highest productivity growth

August 23rd, 2013
From Sewing to Analyzing: The Historical Shift in Urban Work 
Jobs requiring the highest levels of social skills and interaction cluster in largest cities by Richard Florida

From Sewing to Analyzing: The Historical Shift in Urban Work

Jobs requiring the highest levels of social skills and interaction cluster in largest cities by Richard Florida

August 11th, 2013
The Most Famous Models for How Cities Grow Are Wrong
How do cities grow? Our conventional explanations may no longer apply - by Richard Florida

The Most Famous Models for How Cities Grow Are Wrong

How do cities grow? Our conventional explanations may no longer apply - by Richard Florida

August 6th, 2013

Why San Francisco May Be the New Silicon Valley

The shift from Silicon Valley to San Fransisco and the symbiosis emerging between the two by Richard Florida

July 8th, 2013

How Walkability Shapes Political Activism

Walkability of cities and political protest - maybe our leaders should eliminate sidewalks? by Richard Florida

July 6th, 2013

Comparing the Recovery to the Recession by Major Industry Sector

Before we get too excited about the job recovery - much if job growth fueled by low-wage, insecure temp jobs via Richard Florida

June 16th, 2013

The New Global Start-Up Cities

The world is spiky on many dimensions - including start-up activity - the latest from Richard Florida

May 31st, 2013

In Search of the Entrepreneurial Personalities of Specific Places

Exploring the geography of entrepreneurship - Richard Florida assesses distribution of entrepreneurial personalities

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