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The RSA President's Lecture: Why Creativity is the New Economy

September 10th, 2012

Episode 5 of 443 episodes

Dr Richard Florida, one of the world's leading experts on economic competitiveness, demographic trends and cultural and technological innovation will show how developing the full human and creative capabilities of each individual, combined with institutional supports such as commercial innovation and new industry, will put us back on the path to economic and social prosperity.

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