- Renowned Economist
- Author of "The Rise of the Creative Class"
Richard Florida is an economist and Urban Studies theorist. Florida's focus is on social and economic theory. He is currently the Hirst Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University. Florida received a PhD from Columbia University in 1986. Prior to joining George Mason, he taught at Carnegie Mellon University from 1987 to 2005.
Florida is best known for his work in ... VIEW MORE
Talent Wars: Talent Attraction and Retention of the ‘Best and Brightest'
The requirements of the Creative Economy, changing expectations of workers, and demographic shifts have caused a ... View More
Understanding the Global Economic Crisis and Capturing the Opportunities
Florida’s new book (Harper Collins and Random House 2010), The Great Reset will provide a better map for ... View More
Creative Class Communities – City, Regional, and Global Economic Growth
This speech focuses on city, regional and global economic growth. It gives community leaders the tools they need to ... View More
Innovation, the Culture of Creativity and Managing for It
In The Creative Management Speech, Florida leads teams of executives and managers on how to manage creativity ... View More