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The flight of the creative class : the new global competition for talent

Author: Richard L Florida
Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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For the first time, the United States is in danger of losing its most crucial economic advantage--its status as the world's greatest talent magnet, argues economist Florida. Where America was once the first destination for foreign students and the last stop for scientists, engineers, artists and entrepreneurs wishing to engage in the most robust and creative economy on the planet, it has now become only one place  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Florida
ISBN: 006075690X 9780060756901 0060756918 9780060756918
OCLC Number: 56982016
Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The creative age --
Creativity matters --
The open society --
The global competition for talent --
The closing of America? --
The new competitors --
Regions on the rise --
Losing our way --
Creative class war --
Divided we fall --
Building a creative society.
Responsibility: Richard Florida.
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Research-driven and clearly written, this work by bestselling economist Richard Florida addresses the growing alarm over high-value jobs leaving the United States.  Read more...

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