The Cultural Economics Online Seminar (CEOS) was initiated in 2021 as a means to provide a forum to bring members of the ACEI community together during the COVID-19 pandemic. CEOS aims to provide a forum for researchers worldwide to share their work in cultural economics and related areas.

The series features the latest research from emerging through to well established scholars. The series also showcases a wide variety of research within cultural economics broadly defined in terms of both topic and method. Seminars typically take place biweekly throughout most of the year.

Seminars are free and everyone who wishes to join, including non-members, are welcome.

Details of upcoming presentation

Seminar 8: Do museums foster innovation through engagement with the cultural and creative industries?

Presenters: Chiara Dalle Nogare and Monika Murzyn‐Kupisz

Discussant: Enrico Bertacchini

Abstract: The recent narrative on museums as catalysts of innovation and growth considers their relations with other cultural and creative industries (CCIs) to be very impor- tant. We argue that most relations museums establish with CCI firms and institutions are unlikely to produce strong positive externalities that make the latter more inno- vative. To prove this claim, we propose a conceptual framework qualifying project- based and supply chain relations between museums and CCIs as either strong, mod- erate, or weak links, according to their potential in terms of knowledge spillovers from museums to CCIs. We apply this taxonomy to data collected from 261 Polish museums. Our findings indicate that strong links are outnumbered by moderate and weak ones. We then suggest that the traditional missions of museums, in particular education and conservation, need to be more thoroughly assessed in terms of their direct and indirect contributions in order to fully capture the impact of museums on innovation in the wider economy.

How to register interest to participate in CEOS

If you are interested to present as part of the series please contact the lead organisers of the series Andrej Srakar and Trilce Navarrete outling the details of your proposed presentation.

About CEOS

The Cultural Economics Online Seminars (CEOS) is an initiative, originally proposed by the editors of EconomistsTalkArt.

The CEOS Organizational Committee consists of:

Series Coordinators:

  • Andrej Srakar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Trilce Navarrete-Hernandez, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Bronwyn Coate, RMIT University Melbourne, Australia and Executive Secretary-Treasurer, ACEI

Members of the Series Advisory Committee:

  • Ana Flávia Machado, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Anna Mignosa, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands and University of Catania, Italy
  • Andrea Baldin, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Douglas Noonan, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, United States of America
  • Erwin Dekker, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Jeanette Snowball, Rhodes University, South Africa
  • Karol Jan Borowiecki, Southern Denmark University, Odense, Denmark
  • Kazuko Goto, Setsunan University, Osaka, Japan
  • Ruth Rentschler, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
  • Trine Bille, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, President, ACEI

Former presentations

Recordings of CEOS presentations are available to view through the CEOS YouTube Chanel.

Past presentations include:

Seminar 1: International Perspectives on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Arts (Presenters: David Throsby, Jen Snowball, and Enrico Bertaccnini).

Seminar 2: Attribution Stigma and Contagion: How did the art auction market react to Australian ‘Black art scandals’? (Presenter: Tim Fry).

Seminar 3: Artists’ Labour Market and Gender: Evidence from German visual artists (Presenters: Maria Marchenko and Hendrik Sonnabend).

Seminar 4: Ex-post econometric verification of the economic effects of the Venice carnival (Presenter: Andrej Srakar).

Seminar 5: On the road again: Live music in the digital age (Presenter: Christian Peukert, HEC Lausanne (Faculty of Business and Economics at University of Lausanne) (joint work with Jörg Claussen and Franziska Kaiser).

Seminar 6: Estimating losses in cultural assets and cultural activities following the Fundão Dam rupture in Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Presenter: Nina Faria, for work authored by Ana Flávia Machado, Sibelle Cornélio Diniz, Júlia M. N. Dias, Jonas Henrique, Nina F. Faria and Vinicius Hosken).

Seminar 7: Music, networks and technology in urban outskirts: technological impacts on rap production at south of São Paulo (Presenter: Rodrigo Cavalcante Michel).