Economists Talk Art


Research-based policy analysis and commentary

March 21, 2023
CULTURAL VALUES AND THEIR REALIZATION: A VALUE-BASED APPROACH
The work of artists, creatives, cultural organisations and the cultural community that provides arts, culture and artistic education to society deserves due credit. It...
February 22, 2023
HOW DOES URBAN VIOLENCE IMPACT CHOICES OF CULTURAL PARTICIPATION?
Urban violence restricts one of the most fundamental human freedoms: mobility. In territories most impacted by violence, it is common for people to be...
February 8, 2023
INNOVATION IN CULTURAL MANAGEMENT (“La Innovación en la Gestión de la Cultura”)
The cultural sector is distinguished by its intrinsic creativity. Is it also characterized by its ability to innovate, that is, to generate value for...
January 25, 2023
(H)OM(E)NIBUS CULTURE AT A TIME OF LOCKDOWN
Three years ago in December 2020, while individuals in the western World were entering the festive season, media accounts had started reporting news of...
January 10, 2023
COUNTERACTING HATE BY ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Hate has a devastating impact on victims and society. Targets experience vulnerability and anxiety, with consequences also on their social and working life. Also,...
December 27, 2022
ECONOMISTS TALK ART WISHES YOU A HAPPY HOLIDAY AND A WONDERFUL NEW 2023
By the Editorial Team As the 2022 comes to a close, we reflect on the economic trends and developments that have shaped the arts...
December 13, 2022
CULTURAL EXPENDITURE OF THOSE WHO ENTER (OR EXIT) UNEMPLOYMENT
The 2003 Spanish Academy award winning film Mondays in the sun portraits the daily lives of three men who were laid off from the...
November 29, 2022
MUSIC PREFERENCES AS AN INSTRUMENT OF EMOTIONAL SELF-REGULATION ALONG THE BUSINESS CYCLE
We listen to music every day. It is our companion when we travel and enhances the emotions of our favourite movie scenes. Whilst it...
November 15, 2022
COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EUROPEAN POLICIES FOR ETHICAL MUSEUM FUNDRAISING
By Marek Prokůpek and Marie Ballarini In this comparative study, European policies and models of government support and regulation related to fundraising and philanthropic...
November 1, 2022
THE VALUE-BASED APPROACH TO ECONOMICS WORKSHOP
By Valeria Morea and YounSun (Rosa) Won The Third Value-Based Approach to Economics Workshop organized by University IUAV of Venice and Stichting Economie en...
October 18, 2022
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN CHINA
By Sabine Chrétien-Ichikawa “Creative Industries and Digital Transformation in China” is an insiders’ view written by European researchers based in Shanghai city, witnessing the...
October 4, 2022
URBAN CULTURAL VIBRANCY AS A CONTRIBUTOR TO LOCAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE FUNDAMENTAL ROLE OF TERRITORIAL CONTEXT CONDITIONS
By Elisa Panzera Heritage in European cities is recognized and appreciated worldwide for its uniqueness and beauty. Urban heritage can stimulate local economic conditions...
September 20, 2022
10th EWACE 2022: CELEBRATING GROWTH AND DIVERSITY
By Association for Cultural Economics Poland The European Workshop on Applied Cultural Economics (EWACE) returns to northern Italy to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Originally...
June 28, 2022
A PARADIGMATIC CHANGE IN FINANCE AND FUNDING IN THE CULTURAL AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
By Ellen Loots, Diana Betzler, Trine Bille, Karol Jan Borowiecki, and Boram Lee The special issue New Forms of Finance and Funding in the...
June 14, 2022
UNDERSTANDING URBAN ALTERNATIVE CULTURAL PRODUCTION
By Enrico Bertacchini and Francesco Puletti From the ashes of the creative city paradigm, there is a growing awareness of the urban creative economy...
May 31, 2022
THE BEHAVIOURAL ECONOMICS OF CULTURE
By Bronwyn Coate & Robert Hoffmann Cultural markets and industries are rife with behaviour at odds with traditional economic assumptions. Evidence of this is...

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