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Richard Florida

Originally posted May 2005

The Flight of the Creative Class

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The United States is facing a brain drain. Increasing numbers of the world's most intelligent and creative people are choosing to live and work elsewhere, says Richard Florida, a professor of urban planning and a leading voice in regional economic development. In 2002 he described what he called The Rise of the Creative Class, in a book by that name. Now he's describing something much more alarming.




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