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Curious Planet: The Creative Economy [Infographic]

By Rachel Swaby and Carl DeTorres

12.21.11

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The creative economy produces the things that make us human: the books we read, the movies we watch, the music we listen to, the clothes we wear. Looking at how imports and exports flow reveals some surprises. And it shows that for all the power of globalization, individual places—with their distinctive tastes and unique cultures they share with the world—still matter.

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This infographic appeared in the January/February 2012 issue.

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