Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

L'impact économique de la culture: réels défis et fausses pistes

Contents:

Author Info

  • Négrier Emmanuel
  • Vidal Marion
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    The idea of an economic role of cultural structures and events is now little disputed. It constitutes a contribution for the local economy, particularly in terms of employment and income. Nevertheless, several doubts or discussions about this type of assessment can be issued. From a methodological point of view, the emphasis is placed on the calculation of an appropriate multiplier and the difficulties in separating the local and not local visitors. From a cultural policy point of view, some authors underline the danger of focusing only on economic benefits of an event or a cultural property. Would it not make more sense to combine an economic impact study with a contingent evaluation in order to integrate market benefits and nonmarket cultural added value ? The objective of this evaluation is to assess whether individuals perceive benefits of a cultural good or service, to derive its true economic value. This paper is based, beyond a review of the literature of political and economic culture, on a study on the economic impact of the heritage in a French region: it allows to present the challenges of such an approach, but also to assess its limits and risks.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.rivisteweb.it/download/article/10.1446/31512
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: http://www.rivisteweb.it/doi/10.1446/31512
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Società editrice il Mulino in its journal Economia della Cultura.

    Volume (Year): (2009)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 487-498

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:mul:jkrece:doi:10.1446/31512:y:2009:i:4:p:487-498

    Contact details of provider:

    Related research

    Keywords:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:mul:jkrece:doi:10.1446/31512:y:2009:i:4:p:487-498. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ().

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.