DOES MUSIC SOOTHE THE SOUL?

By Jonathan Daniel Gómez‐Zapata, Luis César Herrero‐Prieto, and Beatriz Rodríguez‐Prado Music is linked to human senses and emotions and is one of the most important manifestations of mankind’s creativity as…

EFFECTS OF COVID-19 IN BRAZILIAN CULTURAL ECONOMICS

By Ana Flávia Machado, Débora Freire, Rodrigo Cavalcante Michel, Gabriel Vaz de Melo, and Alice Demattos Guimarães The Covid-19 global pandemic has drastically changed routines in worldwide. Given the high…

SIEC 2019: THE HAPPY FEW, ALBEIT FURTHER AND FURTHER AWAY

By Luis César Herrero-Prieto Those of us who practise and study in the field of cultural economics often find ourselves being called ‘the happy few’. It is true that there…

EX-ANTE VS. EX-POST: A REASSESSMENT OF ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDIES IN ARTS AND CULTURE

By Andrej Srakar and Marilena Vecco The estimation of the economic effects of cultural events is a topic that has stirred numerous debates in cultural economics. Although economic impact studies…

TECHNOLOGICAL COMPETITION IN THE E-BOOK READERS’ MARKET

By Elisa Salvador and Pierre-Jean Benghozi The e-book revolution impacted all the phases of the traditional value chain of the book publishing sector, characterized by a secular business model. A…