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Cities: Engines of Innovation. Edward Glaeser, September 2011, Paper. "Glaeser discusses the innovations that are happening in the cities. Cities bring opportunities for wealth and for the creative inspiration that can result only from face-to-face contact with others. In fact, the crush of people living in close quarters fosters the kind of collaborative creativity that has produced some of humanity's best ideas, including the industrial revolution and the digital age. In the years ahead such collaborations can be expected to help solve the world's most pressing problems-poverty, energy shortages, climate change-and..." (May require purchase or user account) Link