Market Failures in the Area of Art (The Case of Performing Arts)
Market failures in the field of performing arts are determined by their nature and technical features. In this case the term “quasi market failures” has been introduced in order to represent more precisely this atypical situation. Arts possess positive external effects of the nature of common benefits, i.e. pure public goods – common consumption without exclusion. The effects are internalized by subsidizing. The market of performing art is incomplete. There is an information asymmetry between demand and supply. The analyzed market defects complete their characteristics as a weak market subject and are a substantial evidence of state intervention and regulation of the sector.
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Volume (Year): (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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- Morrison, William G. & Westi, Edwin G., 1986. "Subsidies for the performing arts: Evidence on voter preference," Journal of Behavioral Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 57-72.
- Peacock, Alan T, 1969. "Welfare Economics and Public Subsidies to the Arts," The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, University of Manchester, vol. 37(4), pages 323-35, December.
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