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February 16, 2021
BRACE YOURSELVES, PIRATES ARE COMING! THE EFFECTS OF GAME OF THRONES LEAK ON TV VIEWERSHIP
By Wojciech Hardy On 11 April 2015, episodes of the hit show Game of Thrones were leaked to the web. The leak constituted a...
February 2, 2021
CULTURAL HERITAGE AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN A TERRITORIAL CAPITAL CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
By Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello, Silvia Cerisola and Elisa Panzera The role of Cultural Heritage in local development has been extensively recognized. In this...
January 19, 2021
MUSEUM FUNDING IN TIMES OF COVID-19 CRISIS
By Carmen Camarero, Maria José Garrido, and Eva Vicente In the current health and economic crisis triggered by Covid-19, the future of museums is...
January 5, 2021
DO ITALIAN MUSEUMS REALLY COMPETE IN SERVICES?
By Roberto Cellini, Tiziana Cuccia and Domenico Lisi Museums have experienced great changes over the past years. The weight attributed to traditional functions (collection,...
January 1, 2021
EconomistsTalkArt.org wishes you happy holidays and a great new year 2021!
By The Editorial Team The Editorial Team of EconomistsTalkArt.org wishes you a happy start into the New Year! The blog started as an idea...
December 22, 2020
CULTURAL HERITAGE AND NATURAL DISASTERS: THE INSURANCE CHOICE OF THE ITALIAN CATHEDRALS
By Francesco De Masi and Donatella Porrini Given the threat of natural disasters to Cultural Heritage, this paper aims to analyze the diffusion of...
December 8, 2020
“IN THE MOOD FOR TECHNOLOGY?”: DIGITAL AND CINEMA
By Pierre-Jean Benghozi Digital companies have invested the film industry by imposing their economic models. Meanwhile, a less disruptive “Art and Science” model of...
November 24, 2020
INVENTING CULINARY HERITAGE
By Sophie Marie Cappelen and Jesper Strandgaard Pedersen How can you invent a novel cuisine and culinary heritage? The study explores how a group...
November 10, 2020
ARE INTERNSHIPS IN THE CULTURAL INDUSTRY (UN)FAIR? A STUDY OF THE DEMAND SIDE
By Ellen Loots and Rūta Skujiņa Work in the cultural industry has been labelled ‘affective labour’: many workers experience a strong affective attachment to...
October 27, 2020
WHAT EDITORS TALK ABOUT WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT EDITORS? AN ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC INTERVIEWS SEARCHING FOR MARKET AND AESTHETIC LOGICS
By Luca Pareschi and Maria Lusiani The supposed conflict between aesthetic values and market logics has long been heating the debate among scholars in...
October 13, 2020
REPORT FROM BROOKLYN ON THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ART DURING CORONAVIRUS TIME
By Cameron Weber In Weber (2017), I introduce the category “art statism” to describe when the state, as defined by Max Weber (1919), uses...
September 29, 2020
TOOLS FOR THE FUTURE IN LJUBLJANA, RESEARCHING ART MARKETS AND GLOBAL SCIENTIFIC “ONLINE” TURMOIL
By Andrej Srakar Beginning of September was time for the fifth workshop in the series Tools for the Future: Researching Art Market Practices from...
September 15, 2020
DIGITAL PIRACY AND THE PERCEPTION OF PRICE FAIRNESS: EVIDENCE FROM A FIELD EXPERIMENT
By Anna Kukla‑Gryz, Joanna Tyrowicz, Michał Krawczyk Digital piracy is an interesting case of an extremely common activity with a rather shady ethical and legal status. One...
September 1, 2020
TESTING THE CULTURAL CAPITAL REPRODUCTION THEORY IN COLOMBIA
By Nora Elena Espinal-Monsalve, Andrey David Ramos-Ramírez y Luz Yadira Gómez-Hernández The relationship between cultural reproduction and cultural consumption can be framed from the...
August 18, 2020
FROM CULTURAL HERITAGE TO DEVELOPMENT THROUGH CREATIVITY
By Silvia Cerisola The idea that cultural heritage may have a positive impact on economic development has been spreading for the last twenty years....
July 21, 2020
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC – CALL FOR CHAPTERS
By Elisa Salvador, Trilce Navarrete and Andrej Srakar We end this academic year of EconomistsTalkArt.org posts with description of a new call for book...

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