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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young, Middle-Aged, and Elderly Man

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  • Lanyon, G.R.
  • Smith, L.

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We explore the age-value and age-quantity productivity proles of fty- three great Western artists whose work has been auctioned in the last decade. In terms of the average value of their paintings, we nd that artists have three distinct phases to their careers: a steep incline, more than doubling their expected value until an age 31 peak; then follows a slower decline until age 47, losing almost half their peak value, and nally a very slow decline. The top quartile of artists distinguish themselves not only by a higher average value, but also in midcareer by losing only a fth of their peak value in 31-47.

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Paper provided by Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory in its series Papers with number 99-06.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Handle: RePEc:fth:michet:99-06

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Postal: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL THEORY, ANN ARBOR MICHIGAN U.S.A.

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Keywords: WORKERS ; PRODUCTIVITY ; ARTISTS;

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  1. Lutz Schneider, 2007. "Alterung und technologisches Innovationspotential : Eine Linked-Employer-Employee-Analyse," IWH Discussion Papers 2, Halle Institute for Economic Research.
  2. Lutz Schneider, 2006. "Sind ältere Beschäftigte weniger produktiv? Eine empirische Analyse anhand des LIAB," IWH Discussion Papers 13, Halle Institute for Economic Research.

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