# Has urban revival caused a crisis of success? – YouTube

What [Richard] Florida now sees is the double edge of the advice he gave and that so many followed.

A bigger, denser city, in general, increases the rate of innovation, increases the rate of startups, increases the rate of productivity; at the same time, the bigger, the denser, the more knowledge intensive, increases the rate of inequality, increases the rate of economic segregation, makes housing less affordable. So it’s a two-sided monster.