Overview

This book brings together detailed studies of the creative class in cities across the globe, examining the impact of the creative class on growth and development. The countries covered include the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, China, Japan and Canada, in addition to the United States.


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The Creative Class Goes Global

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Overview

This book brings together detailed studies of the creative class in cities across the globe, examining the impact of the creative class on growth and development. The countries covered include the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, China, Japan and Canada, in addition to the United States.


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Editorial Reviews

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"Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class (CH, Dec'02, 40-2276) generated much response and further research on the creative class. This important new volume, to which Florida serves as a coeditor and contributor, reviews the creative class as it is manifested in 12 industrialized countries. The conclusions of the international group of contributors modify some of the understanding from the literature on urban development...A must read for anyone interested in urban studies and economic development. Summing Up: Essential." - P. K Kresl, emeritus, Bucknell University in CHOICE
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136210495
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/7/2013
  • Series: Regions and Cities
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Charlotta Mellander is Professor of Economics at Jönköping International Business School, Sweden. She also holds a visiting faculty position at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada.

Richard Florida is Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, Canada, and is also Global Research Professor at New York University, USA. He is the author of the best-selling book The Rise of the Creative Class.

Bjørn T. Asheim is Chair in Economic Geography at Lund University, Sweden. He is also Research Director and Co-founder of CIRCLE, one of the largest research organisations on innovation in Europe.

Meric Gertler is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, Canada. He is also Professor of Geography and Planning, and holds the Goldring Chair in Canadian Studies at the University of Toronto.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Charlotta Mellander and Richard Florida 2. Inside the Black Box of Regional Development: Human capital, the creative class and tolerance Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick 3. Talent, Technology and Tolerance in Canadian Regional Development Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick 4. Florida’s Creative Class in a Swedish Context: The problem of measuring tolerance and amenity-driven growth Høgni Kalsø Hansen 5. Different Creative Cities: Exploring Danish data to adapt the creative class argument to small welfare economies Kristina Vaarst Andersen and Mark Lorenzen 6. One Size Fits All? Applying the creative class thesis onto a Nordic context Kristina Vaarst Andersen, Markus M. Bugge, Høgni Kalsø Hansen, Arne Isaksen and Mika Raunio 7. Tolerance, Aesthetics, Amenities or Jobs? Dutch city attraction to the creative class Gerard Marlet and Clemens van Woerkens 8. The Creative Class, Related Variety and Economic Growth in Dutch City Regions Irina van Aalst, Oedzge Atzema, Ron Boschma and Frank van Oort 9. Location, Quality of Place, and Outcomes: Applying the ‘3Ts’ model to the UK Nick Clifton 10. The Geography of Creative People in Germany: Revisited Michael Fritsch and Michael Stuetzer 11. Location of the Creative Class in Seven European Countries Ron Boschma and Michael Fritsch 12. The Creative Class ‘Down Under’: Exploring the creative class theory in Australia Kevin M. Stolarick 13. Regional Development and the Creative Class in Japan Hans Westlund and Federica Calidoni 14. China’s Development Disconnect Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Haifeng Qian 15. The Creative Class around the World Charlotta Mellander and Richard Florida

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