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M4D Sample Series: Part I

Today Russia lifts the curtain on the 2018 World Cup with a glittering opening ceremony at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The event marks the 21st edition of the quadrennial international football tournament, a globally-celebrated melting pot of sport and patriotic chants. 374 more words

Cultural Economics

DOUBLE JEOPARDY – MORE FLEXIBLE SUBSCRIPTION TICKETS AND HIGHER TICKET PRICES

By Jeffrey Pompe, Lawrence Tamburri and Johnathan Munn

Symphony orchestras have increasingly relied on flexible ticket subscriptions and higher ticket prices for revenue generation. We found that relying on flexible ticket subscriptions may decrease total ticket sales. 927 more words

Cultural Economics

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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