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VOLATILE ART AUDIENCES

Koen van Eijck

Cultural consumers are increasingly hard to pin down as a certain type of consumer with a clearly defined taste. In addition, younger generations show a declining interest in canonized art forms. 1,085 more words

Cultural Economics

GOING MEANS TROUBLE AND STAYING MAKES IT DOUBLE: THE VALUE OF LICENSING RECORDED MUSIC ONLINE

Christian Handke, Balász Bodó and Joan-Josep Vallbé

A longstanding and divisive debate rages over copyright enforcement online. This article discusses an alternative approach of a copyright compensation system (CCS) floated mostly by legal scholars… 1,155 more words

Cultural Economics

INSPIRING LOUVRE OR TATE? SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING AND ENGAGEMENT IN ARTS, CULTURE AND SPORT

Daniel Wheatley and Craig Bickerton

Does engagement in art, culture and sport have positive effects on our well-being? This research contributes to our understanding of the positive leisure experience, and cultural value, derived from engagement in arts, cultural and sporting activities. 1,005 more words

Cultural Economics

SOMEBODY MUST KNOW SOMETHING!

John Sedgwick and Mike Pokorny

William Goldman, the screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, posited that ‘nobody knows anything’ about the financial risks associated with the film industry, elevated by the Harvard professor Richard Caves to the ‘nobody knows’ principle.  993 more words

Cultural Economics

THE ARTS CONNECT STUDENTS TO SCHOOL

M. Kathleen Thomas

Student enrollment in public school courses in visual art, music, theatre, and dance is linked to reduced high school dropout even after controlling for observable student and school characteristics expected to influence both arts participation and school commitment. 843 more words

Cultural Economics

The Importance of Arts Education to Economic Development

Many people, including myself, have argued that it is important to include an enhanced focus (or even a focus at all) on the arts within a curriculum that is focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 279 more words

Economic Development

MUSIC AND THE MUSIC INDUSTRY: A SAD-ONOMICS APPROACH

Samuel Cameron

The economic analysis of music is at a crossroad. Digital innovations undermine the concepts of production deeply embedded in economics textbooks. Do we need a new production function? 953 more words

Cultural Economics