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A Textbook of Cultural Economics

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    What determines the price of a pop concert or an opera? Why does Hollywood dominate the film industry? Does illegal downloading damage the record industry? Does free entry to museums bring in more visitors? In A Textbook of Cultural Economics, first published in 2010, one of the world's leading cultural economists shows how we can use the theories and methods of economics to answer these and a host of other questions concerning the arts (performing arts, visual arts and literature), heritage (museums and built heritage) and creative industries (the music, publishing and film industries, broadcasting). Using international examples and covering the most up-to-date research, the book does not assume a prior knowledge of economics. It is ideally suited for students taking a course on the economics of the arts as part of an arts administration, business, management, or economics degree.

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    This book is provided by Cambridge University Press in its series Cambridge Books with number 9780521888721 and published in 2010.

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    Cited by:
    1. Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt & Kristoffer Moeller & Sevrin Waights & Nicolai Wendland, 2013. "Game of Zones: The Economics of Conservation Areas," SERC Discussion Papers 0143, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
    2. Luigi Di Gaetano & Isidoro Mazza, 2014. "Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow: On the implications of deaccess policies on donations to museums," ACEI Working Paper Series AWP-01-2014, the Association for Cultural Economics International, revised Apr 2014.
    3. Milton Marquis, 2013. "Bringing Culture to Macroeconomics," Atlantic Economic Journal, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 41(3), pages 301-315, September.

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