Richard Florida (@Richard_Florida )

Richard Florida

Bio University Professor @UofT, @rotmanschool, @UofTCities, Distinguished Fellow @NYUSchack, Co-founder & Editor at Large @CityLab
Location Global
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Following 2,2K
Account created 05-11-2008 03:06:20
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iPhone : Bos-Wash (the megaregion stretchig from Boston to Washington, DC) reigns supreme with $3.6 trillion in economic output, over 13% of the world's total

iPhone : "Michael Bloomberg’s campaign is planning to keep offices open and staffers employed through the November election—even if he isn’t the nominee—in six battleground states President Trump swept in 2016."

He doesn't care if he wins, only that Trump loses.…

Twitter Web App : “The Bay Area thus had the least affordable housing area in the nation in 1989, with only 10% of local households being able to afford the median-priced house.”


Check out the gentrification discussion, too.

~Fire in the Hearth~ (1990)

Twitter Web App : A must follow, what are you even doing if you dont already…

iPhone : Crazy, enraging story of how a handful of money-laundering Ukrainian oligarchs bought a large chunk of Cleveland's skyline and left the buildings to more or less rot. Paging DeviantGlobalization.…

iPhone : New research suggests that ride-hailing is associated with increases in drinking behaviors in U.S. cities and metro areas, writes Richard Florida.

iPhone : Growing regional inequality is one of the most serious problems affecting America today, writes Richard Florida.

Perhaps the most pointed example: the concentration of U.S. high-tech startups in just a handful of cities and metro regions.

Twitter Web App : Populists should beware the power of capitals… via @financialtimes

Twitter Web App : How China is redrawing the map of world science...The Belt & Road Initiative, China’s mega-plan for global infrastructure, will transform the lives & work of tens of thousands of researchers… via Valdis Krebs

Twitter Web App : Here is the late Norm Krumholz on Equity Planning, perhaps even more relevant for today's cities ...…

iPhone : From 2016 to 2017, America saw its largest year-over-year drop in well-being in the 10 years that Gallup has tracked these data. #citylabarchive

iPhone : David has been an incredible asset to CityLab. It’s so rare to find someone who can both visualize data well and has the reporting chops to do his own ambitious data stories. He has done incredible work as a one-man operation.…

Twitter Web App : The festive season is upon us. Yet, homelessness reports show an increase both in developed & developing countries. What can be done? #Sweden & #Norway may have the answer. World Economic Forum #UrbanIssues…

Twitter Web App : Ride-hailing can reduce drunk driving, and that’s a big benefit. But it increases excessive drinking, writes Richard Florida.