David McWilliams: Ireland needs to nourish its creative class

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David McWilliams: Ireland needs to nourish its creative class

Yesterday, the innovative US urban economist Richard Florida gave a talk in Cork about the future of cities.

Florida has been at the vanguard of new thinking about how cities, rather than countries, create economic dynamism. The nub of his argument, building on the work of the great urbanist Jane Jacobs, is that cities â€" where people are constantly chatting, talking, trading with each other â€" are the bedrocks of innovation.

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