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MORE THAN PLAYER SKILLS: VARIETY IN THE VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY

By Daniel Kaimann, Nadja Stroh-Maraun and Joe Cox

Consumers value variety, also in videogames. We find greater video game engagement when both skills and variety preference are considered to match gamers in teams. 1,084 more words

Cultural Economics

CHANGING FUNDERS, CHANGING VALUES? EVIDENCE ON CROWDFUNDING IN THE NETHERLANDS

By Quirijn L. van den Hoogen

 

What happens to art worlds when funding mechanisms change? The Dutch case is of particular interest as the national government cut around 25% of the national cultural budget in 2013. 777 more words

Cultural Economics

UNFORESEEN CONSEQUENCES OF GOVERNMENT BUDGET CUTS TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES

By Amir Borges Ferreira Neto

Recent pressure to reduce public budgets have been affecting public libraries all across the US. Such government budget cuts make other components of a library’s revenue, namely, donations from private individuals and grants, relatively more important. 936 more words

Cultural Economics

The Oral Tradition: Displacement, Adjustment, Replacement – Storytelling as a Tool for Wholistic Development by Amina Isoline Blackwood Meeks

This study is concerned with the development of the peoples of the Caribbean. It accepts Walter Rodney’s elaboration in How Europe Underdeveloped Africa on the role of capitalism, both mercantile and modern, in the economic disenfranchisement of African peoples on the continent and in the diaspora. 227 more words

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NUDGE: IMPROVING DECISIONS ABOUT ARTS AND CULTURE?

By Boram Lee

Nudge might sound like “marketing with psychological tricks,” and nothing new; its effectiveness may run out as society gets wise. The science of “nudge” is, however, changing the co… 1,111 more words

Cultural Economics

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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