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The Oregonian : In the Coraline Economy we trust

By March 2, 2009No Comments

Urbanist Jane Jacobs’ idea of the successful city is central to the theory — an adaptive place where new ideas and people gather in numbers and then are “tossed together in serendipitous ways,” as Seltzer puts it. This sort of open city attracts creative people, according to the research of author Richard Florida, especially young creative people. And the more of them, the better-placed a city is for the next economy.