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Agricultural subsidies as a % of gross farm receipts in USA, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand since 1986

Source: Agricultural policy – Agricultural support – OECD Data.

Agricultural support is defined as the annual monetary value of gross transfers to agriculture from consumers and taxpayers arising from government policies that support agriculture, regardless of their objectives and economic impacts.

Economic History

FROM MORE TO BETTER: WHAT ART TEACHES US ABOUT QUALITY

Erwin Dekker

Products are more and more differentiated, and qualitative differences between products are ever more important. What does that imply for the way we study markets? 1,053 more words

Cultural Economics

Creative Industries, Creative Class, and the Effects on Urban Economic Growth

I recently read an article by Erik Stam, Jeroen P.J. de Jong, and Gerard Marlet called “Creative Industries in the Netherlands: Structure, Development, Innovativeness and Effects of Urban Growth.” Part of their research documented in this article looks at the effects of the creative industries and the creative class on innovation and urban economic growth. 508 more words

Economic Development

MULTI-PLATFORM MEDIA: HAS DIGITIZATION REALLY GIVEN US MORE FOR LESS?

Gillian Doyle

Nowadays more content is accessible, in more formats, on more devices, for more people than ever before. But, as media companies make the journey from being single sector to digital multi-platform suppliers of content, 842 more words

Cultural Economics

2015 San Antonio Creative Industry Growth and Prosperity Report

I recently presented the updated economic impact of the creative industry in San Antonio at the Tobin Center. The measured impacts are for 2014. The presentation can be found… 148 more words

Economic Development

DO LIVE BROADCASTS CANNIBALIZE THEATRE ATTENDANCE?

Hasan Bakhshi and David Throsby

More and more performing arts venues are expanding their ‘virtual capacity’ by broadcasting their shows to digital cinemas. But might they be so successful that audiences forgo trips to the theatre itself as a result? 773 more words

Cultural Economics

DO CULTURAL MEGA EVENTS RAISE HAPPINESS?

Lasse Steiner, Bruno S. Frey and Simone Hotz

Does hosting the prestigious European Capital of Culture event influence the life satisfaction of the local population? We find a negative effect on the well-being of the regional population during the event. 1,027 more words

Cultural Economics