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The European Creative Class – theory and reality

The creative class. Could be said that the term is Richard Florida‘s brain child. He put forward the theory that there is a new class in the wide pool of the workforce: the creatives. In this case, the creative class points to the multitude of professionals that are involved in: the creative industries (obviously), science, research and development, high-tech industries. In short, the majority of knowledge based industries, which rely on the highly educated and skilled individuals, and their ability to create (I use the term loosely, as it…

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