The Asian Age – May 6, 2013 The cultural city of Delhi is also the creative capital of the country. The city has emerged as the ‘creative capital’ in an index that measures talent, tolerance and technology for all states and UTs. The creativity index is compiled by the Institute for Competitiveness, the Indian chapter [...]
Business Standard – May 6, 2013 Delhi has been ranked as the “most creative state” in India with the greatest potential for success in today’s creative economy. The ranking is based on the population of “creative class”. This class is of individuals are often engaged in either complex problem solving or in the generation of [...]
May 3, 2013
Delhi takes top spot in the Creativity Index Report 2013 Creative Index measures Tolerance, Technology & Talent, the 3Ts of economic development The first report on the Creative economy of India is launched by the Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) & Institute for Competitiveness (IFC) & measure all 28 Indian States and 7 Union Territories on [...]
May 3, 2013
Published May 2013. Executive Summary This report measures the Creativity Index which is a combination of regional levels of Technology, Talent, and Tolerance (the 3Ts) that is meant to be a leading indicator or measure of regional potential for the 28 Indian States and 7 Union Territories. The report presents both the component sub-indices of [...]
May 1, 2013
“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” – Jane Jacobs Jane’s Walk is an initiative that coordinates free walking tours inspired by urban legendary thinker and activist Jane Jacobs, and held on the first weekend of May each year. They are led by locals who [...]
April 29, 2013
New York Daily News – April 29, 2013 Considering the importance of immigration reform and the high emotions roused by the Boston bombing, it’s important to look at what we actually know about the connections (or the lack thereof) between immigration, crime and American cities.
April 26, 2013
The New York Times – April 26, 2013 Entrepreneurs exist everywhere, but start-up communities don’t. Some rise up organically and others are created deliberately — or at least people try to create them deliberately. Many hope to create the next Silicon Valley.
April 25, 2013
The Record - April 24, 2013 Let’s look at these jobs that are to be created by a new casino. The lottery corporation people say the average employee wage is $50,000 to $60,000 a year, including benefits. But a report by the Martin Prosperity Institute, which is in the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management [...]
April 17, 2013
The Huffington Post – April 17, 2013 The debate over a casino in downtown Toronto is coming to a head. Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee of Toronto City Council voted 9-4 in favour of a downtown casino, putting the ultimate fate of the casino before a vote of the full City Council.