Richard Florida is University Professor at the University of Toronto’s School of Cities and Rotman School of Management and a Distinguished Fellow at NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate. His research Interests include: economic Development, creativity, location, innovation.

Books

The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity; Richard Florida; Harper Collins US; Random House Canada; Issue: April; 2010
Ontario in the Creative Age; Richard Florida and Roger Martin; Martin Prosperity Institute Report; Issue: February; 2009
Who’s Your City: How the Creative Economy is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life, (Canadian version); Richard Florida; Basic Books; Random House; 2009
Who’s Your City: How the Creative Economy is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life; Richard Florida; Basic Books; Random House; 2008
Cities and the Creative Class; Richard Florida; Routledge; 2004
The Rise of the Creative Class; Richard Florida; Basic Books; 2002
Beyond Mass Production: The Japanese System and Its Transfer to the United States; Martin Kenney and Richard Florida; Oxford University Press; 1993

Experience

  • –present
    Professor, University of Toronto