Richard Florida

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Richard L. Florida (born November 26, 1957, in Newark, New Jersey) is an American urban studies theorist focusing on social and economic theory. He is a professor and head of the Martin Prosperity Institute 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 257,123 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Florida is the 284th most popular economist (down from 271st in 2019), the 8,062nd most popular biography from United States (down from 6,965th in 2019) and the 96th most popular American Economist.

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Among economists, Richard Florida ranks 284 out of 315Before him are Euclid Tsakalotos, James Wilson, Ha-Joon Chang, Abdi Farah Shirdon, Ludwig Lachmann, and W. Michael Blumenthal. After him are Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford, Jagdish Bhagwati, Ilham Tohti, Lew Rockwell, John Lipsky, and Kenneth Rogoff.

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Among people born in 1957, Richard Florida ranks 325Before him are Sheila E., Bruce Payne, Michael Caton-Jones, François Asselineau, Frank Schätzing, and Martin Luther King III. After him are Arkadi Ghukasyan, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Raul Boesel, Fumio Kishida, Aliko Dangote, and Lília Cabral.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Florida ranks 8,062 out of 15,968Before him are Edie Falco (1963), Laura San Giacomo (1962), Barry Mazur (1937), S. Epatha Merkerson (1952), Whittaker Chambers (1901), and Martin Luther King III (1957). After him are Kathy Hilton (1959), Carroll O'Connor (1924), Barbara Bates (1925), Robert Coover (1932), Brian Donlevy (1901), and Vern Mikkelsen (1928).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Richard Florida ranks 96Before him are Robert Rubin (1938), Arthur Laffer (1940), Lawrence Summers (1954), Anna Schwartz (1915), Martin Feldstein (1939), and Edith Abbott (1876). After him are Lew Rockwell (1944), John Lipsky (1947), Kenneth Rogoff (1953), Armen Alchian (1914), Michael Albert (1947), and Ardo Hansson (1958).

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