Communication Productivity: A Major Cause for the Changing Output of Art Museums
AbstractArt museum output changes away from collection maintenance to display events and to the sale of add-on goods. What is the driving force? A series of theoretical explanations are tested: technological changes which favor new input combinations and thus arrive at a changed output; changes in the relative price structure; income flows and their relation to the productivity of the different museum output segments. It will be claimed that changes in the ability of art museums to become productive as part of a communication network are the major driving force of the output change. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998
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Volume (Year): 22 (1998)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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