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The Rise and Uncertainty of the Creative Class
THE RISE AND UNCERTAINTY OF THE CREATIVE CLASS
DEVIN ROSS, MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITYFEBRUARY 15, 2017
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The Next Industrial Revolution

In an increasingly mechanized world, creativity has become the new capital. But, according to social scientists, the economy may not yet be ready for the coming paradigm shift.
By Devin Ross, Middle Tennessee State University

In every industry, technology has revolutionized the way we do business.

It has not only fundamentally changed the way products are made, sold and distributed, but also how companies compete, how they are managed and how they interact with their customers. Perhaps the industries most affected by these changes are those engaged in creating content, or “the creative industries.” These include all industries related to fields such as advertising, architecture, design, fashion, film music, publishing, television and I.T.

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May 11, 2017
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The Cap Times : Madison360: A decade later, Madison still makes the ‘creative class’ grade

Florida’s 2002 bestseller, “The Rise of the Creative Class,” has sparked many debates about the relative importance of creativity to the economic health of cities. In his new book, “The Rise of the Creative Class — Revisited,” Florida reiterates, updates and expands on his bottom line: “Cities need a people climate as much, and perhaps even more, than they need a business climate.” Paul Fanlund interviews Richard Florida asking him a series of Madison-centric questions.

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November 2, 2012
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The Australian : Creativity as an engine of prosperity for any member of the workforce

Florida has published several books on the theme of the creative class including, most recently, The Rise of the Creative Class Revisited, a substantial revision of his 2002 volume.
The thrust of Florida’s thesis is unchanged: growth of creative industries depends on the “3Ts” — technology, talent and social tolerance. But he has refined his arguments and updated statistical evidence.

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August 20, 2012
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Forbes : Small Cities’ Big Role In Reinventing The Economy

This post is part of a new special section called “Reinventing America.” As part of this effort, Micheline Maynard and more than a dozen other Forbes contributors and staff writers focus attention on the challenges facing towns, cities and traditional industries across the nation–and highlight the growing number of surprising success stories. Richard Florida, the author of The Rise of The Creative Class, recently looked at where these knowledge-focused jobs are for a new version of his book, The Rise of The Creative Class, Revised.

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July 18, 2012