The Emergence of Rural Artistic Havens: A First Look

@article{Wojan2007TheEO,
  title={The Emergence of Rural Artistic Havens: A First Look},
  author={Timothy R Wojan and D. Lambert and D. McGranahan},
  journal={Agricultural and Resource Economics Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={36},
  pages={53 - 70}
}
Nearly all applied research on arts activity has examined phenomena in metropolitan areas. Findings from this past research confirm an arts specialization in a limited number of cities. This paper finds a similar pattern in nonmetropolitan areas, where a limited number of counties maintain or develop a distinct specialization in the arts. We document the emergence of these “rural artistic havens” and identify county characteristics associated with the attraction of performing, fine, and applied… Expand
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