July 20th, 2014
A quarter of the world’s most educated people live in the 100 largest cities)

Talent is becoming more spiky as predicted by Richard Florida - we need to understand why and explore implications

A quarter of the world’s most educated people live in the 100 largest cities)

Talent is becoming more spiky as predicted by Richard Florida - we need to understand why and explore implications

May 14th, 2014

Mapping Three Decades of Rising Income Inequality, State by State

Inequality may be a by-product of the same factors-density and clustering-that rare driving innovation and economic growth by Richard Florida

May 7th, 2014

The Rate of New Business Formation Has Fallen By Almost Half Since 1978

This is not good - the rate of business deaths in the US now exceeds the rate of business births - declining dynamism

April 30th, 2014

Why Americans Are Moving Less: New Jobs Aren’t Worth It

Why is interstate movement in the US on the decline? Richard Florida explores recent research

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

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