The Migration Dynamics of the “Creative Class”: Evidence from a Study of Artists in Stockholm, Sweden

  title={The Migration Dynamics of the “Creative Class”: Evidence from a Study of Artists in Stockholm, Sweden},
  author={Thomas Bor{\'e}n and Craig Young},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  pages={195 - 210}
  • T. BorénCraig Young
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • Economics
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers
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