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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022, 5(13); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051305.

The Relationship between the Creative Class and City Development in China


Baike Wu

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Baike Wu

Department of Business, Tourism and Comm., Budapest Metropolitan University, Budapest, Hungary


This essay analyzed the relationship between the creative class and the city development, mainly based on the academic researches and findings from Dr. Richard Florida and other scholars. This essay will research the social problem from different aspects, the analysis of the creativity, the analysis of the creative class and the analysis of the city. Furthermore, there also is questionnaire research analysis in this essay, containing several figures and statistics. According to the research, we can realize that the relationship between the creative class and city development is similar with the research which Dr. Richard Florida did in the US. Although China and the US are two different countries with different social backgrounds, they have the similar social phenomenon.


Creative class; Creativity; City Development; City Index; Preference

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Baike Wu. The Relationship between the Creative Class and City Development in China. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 13: 19-25. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051305.


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