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Richard Florida

American academic

1957   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Rutgers University
occupation: economist, university teacher, sociologist

Richard L. Florida (born November 26, 1957, in Newark, New Jersey) is an American urban studies theorist focusing on social and economic theory. He is a professor and head of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a Distinguished Fellow at NYU's School of Professional Studies. Florida received a PhD from Columbia University in 1986. Prior to joining George Mason University's School of Public Policy, where he spent two years, he taught at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College in Pittsburgh from 1987 to 2005. He was named a Senior Editor at The Atlantic in March 2011 after serving as a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com for a year.
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Managing for creativity. ( 2005 )

scientific article published on July 2005

author: Richard Florida Jim Goodnight, Richard Florida

America's looming creativity crisis. ( 2004 )

scientific article

author: Richard Florida Richard Florida

The Diversity-Segregation Conundrum. ( 2017 )

scientific article published on 3 April 2017

author: Richard Florida

Comment: Where the streets are paved with ideas. ( 2017 )

scientific article published in October 2017

author: Richard Florida

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