Summary of The Great Reset
Copyright © 2010 by Richard Florida. Published by arrangement with Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Looking for the book?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes.
Urban studies scholar Richard Florida first popularized the idea of the creative class. Now he argues that saving the last shreds of the factory-driven industrial system makes no sense. A massive overhaul is underway, and knowledge workers are its new vanguard. Florida makes his points in short, punchy chapters, but steps away from stating the obvious. getAbstract recommends this book to economists, politicians, urban planners and anyone wanting a sense of the likely future.
In this summary, you will learn
- What lessons the big economic slumps of the past can teach the world today,
- Which cities and countries are likely to prosper or struggle after the slump,
- What economic changes the US must face, and
- What economic policies the US should pursue.
About the Author
Richard Florida also wrote The Rise of the Creative Class and Who’s Your City?
Get the key points from this book in 10 minutes.
For your company
We help you build a culture of continuous learning.
Comment on this summary
6 years agoI think the biggest strenght of the U.S. is that, besides Canada, it is probably the country most open to people of all cultures. The biggest pitfall is probably its media/show business which, while being watched around the world, has a created a society that is more and more in conflict with science and progress.
By the same author
Basic Books, 2002
Customers who read this summary also read
Friedrich A. Hayek
University of Chicago Press, 2011
Princeton UP, 2017
Scott L. Montgomery and Daniel Chirot
Princeton UP, 2015
Applewood Books, 2002