Inside Higher Ed: The Rural University and Richard Florida’s ‘New Urban Crisis’

By July 13, 2017No Comments

The first interpretation is that Florida responding to his critics that the secret to urban prosperity is to focus on attracting creative class employees and employers. The book is something of a mea culpa that Florida overestimated the ability of cultural amenities to drive urban success, and underestimated how the growth of urban knowledge economies can serve to drive economic inequality.