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How "Coraline" Will Save the Economy of Oregon

by on March 4, 2009

An article in the Oregonian takes a look at “the Coraline Economy” in Oregon, named for the Laika Animation Studios movie and based on the idea that “The creatives — hanging at the local coffee shops and clubs and brewpubs, huddling in the corners and madly pounding their laptops — will lead us back to prosperity.” The claim is that a concentration of creative and artistic individuals is more important for economic recovery, citing urban planners and economists to support the idea. Or something.

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