Creative Class

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The Connection Between Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Metros with a strong creative class are also more likely to have robust business growth.

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Where the Creative Class Earns the Most

Workers do well on the east and west coasts.

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America's Leading Creative Class Counties

A county-by-county breakdown of the U.S. creative class.

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America's Top Creative Class States

Creative class residents gather on the east and west coasts.

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America's Leading Creative Class Metros

Which metros have the highest share of creative class workers?

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Race, Gender, and the Creative Class

The creative class has opened up new avenues of advancement for women and minorities, but its existence has failed to put an end to long-standing divisions.

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The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited

A new economic and social order is a double-edged sword: it unleashes incredible energies, but it also causes tremendous hardships.

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What Will It Take to Turn Berlin Into a Major Economic Center?

The city is an arts hub. Can a new airport bring it into the upper tier of European cities?

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What Critics Get Wrong About Creative Cities

Economic development, innovation and creativity are undoubtedly connected. Squabbling about which comes first misses the point.

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The New Design Needs of the Information Economy

How offices and home spaces are changing to keep up with Generation Y.

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How Creativity Works in Cities

Author Jonah Lehrer talks with us about the nexus of creativity and cities.

The Copycat Project

The Irreplaceability of Baltimore's Copycat Building

The former factory is the city's most iconic artists' residence, and a new book will explore its untold history.

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Why China Lags on Innovation and Creativity

The world's most populous nation is an industrial powerhouse, but it has not yet transitioned to a knowledge-based economy.

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The Secret to Seattle's Booming Downtown

The recession didn't skip Seattle, but the city stuck by its downtown and reaped the rewards.

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The Great Jobs Shift

How major industries have changed from their peak up to today.

Infographic of the Day: New York City's Design Future

New York is the place to be for design and architecture.

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Why College Towns Are Happy Towns

According to new data from Gallup, university towns are the happiest metro areas in the country.

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Where to Find a Creative Class Job in 2020

High-paid knowledge, professional, and creative class occupations will add roughly 7 million new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.

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A Blueprint for a 21st Century Workforce

The question we need to ask ourselves is, what skills will help workers earn the most?