The Rise of the Creative Class, which was originally published in 2002, has generated widespread conversation and debate and has had a considerable impact on economic development policy and practice. This essay briefly recaps the key tenants of the creative class theory of economic development, discusses the key issues in the debate over it, and assesses its impacts on economic development policy.
Florida, R. (2014). The Creative Class and Economic Development. Economic Development Quarterly, 28(3), 196–205. Retrieved from http://resolver.scholarsportal.info/resolve/08912424/v28i0003/196_tccaed.xml