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Cities Feature: Why do we want to be a “Creative City”?

Ranking ‘Creative Cities’: an exercise in futility?

Researcher Oli Mould reflects on the tendency for economic development policies that seek to boost a city’s ranking on ‘creative city’ league tables to paper over the very people and processes responsible for creativity.
The ‘creative city’ is often heralded as the path out of the economic quagmire many […]