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The creative class refers to people who share a common interest in, and ability to create, meaningful new forms of economic activity. It is comprised of two groups: the supercreative core and creative professionals. The supercreative core group consists of those employed in fields such as science and engineering, high technology, research, the arts, and design. Its members produce innovations that can be readily applied and broadly used, such as designing a piece of software or writing a musical composition. The second group, creative professionals, includes workers in knowledge-based professions such as financial services, health care, law, and business management. By relying on extensive knowledge, these professionals engage in creative problem solving and seek innovative solutions.

Creative workers generate economic growth through developing technological innovations, advancing ...

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