The Key To A City's Growth

According to a study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University, the development of a "creative class" is essential to the growth potential of a city.
April 1, 2002, 9am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Houston ranks seventh nationally in potential for economic growth, measured by its development of a 'creative class,' according to an analysis of more than 250 cities...Richard Florida, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University ...measured growth potential by studying cities' technology, ability to attract talent and tolerance of diversity. Cities that cater to the desires of the 'creative class,' with culture, parks and street-level activities, are the most likely to experience economic growth, he said. "

Thanks to Dave Waugh

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Published on Saturday, March 30, 2002 in The Houston Chronicle
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