What you’ll find

On this page you’ll find links to various resources of interest to cultural economists including students as well as academics and industry partitioners. If you have any suggestions about free online information or resources that may be of interest to cultural economists please let us know.

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Affiliated regional chapters of the ACEI

Association for Cultural Economics Poland

The Japanese Association for Cultural Economics

The Ibero American Network on Cultural Economics


Museums and the Economic Lens produced by Erasmus School of History Culture and Communication

Is Commerce Still Good for Culture? produced by The Voices of Culture featuring Tyler Cowen

The Recent Revolution in Cultural Economics produced by The University of Chicago featuring Tyler Cowen

Center for Cultural Affairs (Indiana University)


Learning Resources


Key texts to provide an overview of cultural economics

Handbook of Cultural Economics, Third Edition. Edited by Ruth Towse and Trilce Navarrete Hernández.

Economics and Culture by David Throsby

The Economics of Art and Culture, Third Edition by Karol J. Borowiecki, Charles M. Gray and James Heilbrun  


Business curriculum for artists and designers

Learning resources created by Amy Whitaker that is shared under Creative Commons license

Cultural Economics Related Networks and Research Clusters at Universities Across the Globe

Research in the Economics of the Arts, Culture and Heritage (REACH) at Macquarie University, Australia.

Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship Research Theme at Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication at Erasmus University, the Netherlands

Cultural Research Network

Center for Cultural Affairs at Indiana University, United States of America

Cultural Economics YouTube Channel

Keep up to date and watch all the latest seminars.


Economists talk art is set up to promote and disseminate research-based (policy) analysis and commentary by cultural economists.