The purpose of the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) is to promote scholarly investigation of issues involved in the economics of cultural activities and to provide opportunities for sharing the results of this research among members of the academic community, the community of arts and heritage organizations, the community of arts practitioners, the community of the artists, and other interested parties.
For information on ACEI’s governance please click here.
For information on ACEI’s History please click here.
Current ACEI Office Bearers
- President (2018-21): Alan Collins
Nottingham Trent University, UK
- President-Elect (2018-21): Trine Bille
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
- Past President: Ilde Rizzo
Catania University, Italy
- Executive Secretary-Treasurer: Bronwyn Coate
RMIT University, Melbourne
- Karol Jan Borowiecki, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
- Kathryn Graddy, Brandeis University, USA
- Christian Handke, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Christiane Hellmanzik, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
- Luis Cesar Herrero, University of Valladolid, Spain
- Elisabetta Lazzaro, University for the Creative Arts, UK
- Ana Flávia Machado, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Jordi McKenzie, Macquarie University, Australia
- Douglas Noonan, Indiana University, USA
Besides the elected officers, the ACEI also recommends the appointment of the Editors of the Journal of Cultural Economics.
In addition to elected officers and board members, the Association recognises the contributions made to advancing cultural economics through the award of Honorary fellowship with the Association. Recognised honorary fellows comprise:
2016 – Professor William Baumol
2016 – Professor Ruth Towse
2012 – Professor Victor Ginsburgh
2010 – Professor Bruno S. Frey
2008 – Professor David Throsby
1998 – Professor Dick Netzer
1996 – Professor Sir Alan Peacock