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Economics and Culture
In an increasingly globalised world, economic and cultural imperatives can be seen as two of the most powerful forces shaping human behaviour. This book considers the relationship between economicsExpand
The Production and Consumption of the Arts: A View of Cultural Economics
BY MOST CRITERIA the arts comprise a significant area of economic activity. In 1990, American consumers spent $5 billion on admissions to theater, opera, galleries, and other nonprofit arts eventsExpand
Cultural Capital
Economists traditionally distinguish between three forms of capital: physical capital, human capital and natural capital. This paper proposes a fourth type of capital, cultural capital. An item ofExpand
The concentric circles model of the cultural industries
This paper examines the assumptions and structure of the concentric circles model of the cultural industries. Empirical data for Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US are used toExpand
Do you really expect to get paid?: an economic study of professional artists in Australia
The careers of Australian practicing professional artists across all major art forms (except film) are profiled in this economic study. It is based on interviews with professional artists andExpand
Determining the Value of Cultural Goods: How Much (or How Little) Does Contingent Valuation Tell Us?
Contingent valuation methods (CVM) are now well established as a means of measuring the nonmarket demand for cultural goods and services. When combined with valuations provided through marketExpand
A Work-Preference Model of Artist Behaviour
The theory of labour supply is predicated on the assumption that work is simply a means to income. Workers are assumed to have a positive preference for leisure time and a negative preference orExpand
Culture, economics and sustainability
In this paper it is argued that systems analysis can provide a means of bringing economic and cultural systems together in a unified framework. It is then proposed that a link between economics andExpand