LSE Events | Prof. Richard Florida | The New Urban Crisis

USA/UK: @Richard_Florida & @BURDETTR on #CreativeClass, #NewUrbanCrisis & #inequality. @LSECities (1:29 h)

LSE Cities: “Speaker(s): Professor Richard Florida | In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. And yet all is not well. In his latest book, The New Urban Crisis, which he will discuss in this talk, Richard Florida demonstrates how the same forces that power the growth of the world’s superstar cities also generate their vexing challenges: gentrification, unaffordability, segregation, and inequality. Richard Florida (@Richard_Florida) is Director, Martin Prosperity Institute and Professor of Business and Creativity, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and author of The New Urban Crisis.
Ricky Burdett (@BURDETTR) is Professor of Urban Studies at the LSE and Director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme. … .”