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CULTURAL DIPLOMACY: ARM’S LENGTH STRATEGIES UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

By Kalliopi Fouseki and Dimitra Kizlari

Cultural diplomacy has been steadily gaining momentum the past decade in EU policy-making circles. Despite genuine efforts to build a common strategy, the member-states still have a long way as their individual differences in managing cultural relations present striking variance. 1,092 more words

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M4D Digital, Part II: Nigeria’s Ringback Reign

To great dismay, music artists across the world battle illegal sales of their work. Nigeria is certainly no exception, with a piracy problem so ingrained in the industry that music thieves worry about… 376 more words

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TWO INFORMATION AGGREGATION MECHANISMS FOR PREDICTING THE OPENING WEEKEND BOX OFFICE REVENUES OF FILMS

By David Court, Benjamin Gillen, Jordi McKenzie and Charles R. Plott

Many entertainment and, more generally, cultural products are characterised by significant levels of uncertainty regarding their ultimate appeal to consumers. 1,100 more words

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The Jazz (w)Age

For me, in many ways, last weekend both started and ended with sax.  That is not a typo, I was fully intending to reference Adolphe Sax’s invention for use in military bands as my weekend was bracketed by jazz gigs.  1,101 more words

ARE THEY ALL THE SAME? A CASE STUDY OF THREE AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ARTISTS

By Lisa Farrell, Jane M. Fry and Tim R.L. Fry

Many studies of art auctions assume that a single statistical model using observed characteristics relating to the artwork and the auction can explain the observed variation in the sample of all artworks and artists. 964 more words

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EconomistsTalkArt.org wishes you happy holidays and a great new year 2018!

By The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team of EconomistsTalkArt.org wishes you a happy start into the New Year! The blog, which started as an initiative of the nights of EWACE in Vienna 2015, has become one of the central dissemination tools of the work of cultural economists around the world. 56 more words

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MUSEUMS SELLING ART: LA LIAISON DANGEREUSE BETWEEN DEACCESSIONS AND DONATIONS

By Luigi Di Gaetano and Isidoro Mazza

Economic downturns and policy reversals have caused a shortage of public and private funding for many museums. Museums in dire straits have therefore considered deaccessioning part of their collection. 892 more words

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