Richard Florida

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Richard L. Florida is an American urban studies theorist focusing on social and economic theory. He is a professor at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a Distinguished Fellow at NYU's School of Professional Studies.Florida received a PhD from Columbia University in 1986. Prior to joining George Mason University's School of Public Policy, where he spent two years, he taught at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College in Pittsburgh from 1987 to 2005. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Florida has received more than 319,043 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Richard Florida is the 335th most popular economist (down from 284th in 2019), the 9,167th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,048th in 2019) and the 108th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Richard Florida ranks 335 out of 315Before him are John B. Taylor, Bjørn Lomborg, Euclid Tsakalotos, Ludwig Lachmann, Clara Ponsatí, and Muriel Casals i Couturier. After him are Pier Carlo Padoan, Jagdish Bhagwati, Masaaki Shirakawa, Kenneth Rogoff, Guy Standing, and Frank Fetter.

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Among people born in 1957, Richard Florida ranks 380Before him are Ikuo Takahara, Ge You, Othmar Karas, Martin Luther King III, Porfirio Armando Betancourt, and José Reinaldo de Lima. After him are Glenn Hoddle, Lynne Cox, Harald Schmidt, Antonio Maceda, Pietro Paolo Virdis, and Dido Havenaar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Florida ranks 9,167 out of 18,182Before him are Sally Struthers (1947), Theodora Kroeber (1897), Jim Risch (1943), Spring Byington (1886), Francis Hopkinson (1737), and Shaun White (1986). After him are Ken Burns (1953), Tony Kushner (1956), Dave Arneson (1947), Edith McGuire (1944), Thomas C. Hart (1877), and Dale Crover (1967).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Richard Florida ranks 108Before him are Anthony Downs (1930), Anne Osborn Krueger (1934), Joshua Angrist (1960), Edith Abbott (1876), Martin Feldstein (1939), and John B. Taylor (1946). After him are Kenneth Rogoff (1953), Frank Fetter (1863), Lew Rockwell (1944), Cass Sunstein (1954), Michael Albert (1947), and Peter Navarro (1949).

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