Arctic Yearbook 2014 - Page 161

161 Arctic Yearbook 2014     are very similar to those reported for the Canadian northern communities. The evidence from the correlation matrix (Table 3) supports the notion of creative synergy (Petrov 2008) that different groups of the creative capital are clustered in space. ASI, BI, LI and EI are strongly correlated. Four creative class groups attract each other and reinforce region’s innovative potential. Separated or disjoined, these components are much less powerful or even fruitless, because regional development (or a ‘new path creation’) may require simultaneous deployment of various modes of creativity and types of innovation. Table 3: Correlation Matrix of Creative Capital Indices, Alaska*** TI TI TPI TPI ASI BI LI EI 1 .185 .375 .337 .215 .404* 1 .225 -.029 -.044 .203 1 .701** .659** .897** 1 .647** .655** 1 .780** ASI BI LI EI 1 * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed); ** correlation is significan ]H