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The Geography of Progress

What Do Cities Look Like in a World of 7 Billion?

By Richard Florida | The Aspen Institute | July 16, 2012

World population will be 70 percent urbanized by midcentury. On the one hand development and innovation are still very poorly distributed, says Richard Florida, but the positive side is that cities in the developing world are much more productive than their surrounding countrysides: allowing millions of people to migrate up the development ramp and tap the urban advantage.

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