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Satellite Culture Account for Uruguay: Visual and Plastic Arts Sector


  • Carolina Asuaga

    () (University of the Republic, Uruguay)

  • Fanny Trylesinski

    () (University of the Republic, Uruguay)

  • Gabriela Medeiros

    () (University of the Republic, Uruguay)


Implementing a Culture Satellite Account (CSA) is a pioneering feature to measure the economic impact of the cultural sector. The first countries to have one were Chile and Colombia, followed by Finland and Spain in 2009.Uruguay has completed its CSA through a research done by the University of the Republic, upon the request of the Ministry of Education and Culture. This paper shows the estimation of the Visual and Plastic Arts sector included in the CSA. The estimated variables are production and generation of income accounts, the exports and employment, using as a main theoretical framework the Methodological Manual for the implementation of the CSA of the agreement AndrŽs Bello (CAB, 2009). This sector is one of the most complex ones, since the primary market (formed by the first transaction of the work) operates with a high level of informality, specially regarding sales done by the artists themselves. However, with a systematic methodology in which the results are obtained considering both offer and demand, it is possible to estimate a peculiar and interesting sector such as the Visual and Plastic Arts.

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  • Carolina Asuaga & Fanny Trylesinski & Gabriela Medeiros, 2013. "Satellite Culture Account for Uruguay: Visual and Plastic Arts Sector," ACEI Working Paper Series AWP-08-2013, Association for Cultural Economics International, revised Nov 2013.
  • Handle: RePEc:cue:wpaper:awp-08-2013

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    1. Jesus Lechuga Montenegro & Marissa Reyes Godinez, 2017. "2 The New Scenarios of Culture: Some Economic Challenges," ACEI Working Paper Series AWP-03-2017, Association for Cultural Economics International, revised Mar 2017.

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    National Accounts; Culture; Satellite Accounts; Visual and Plastic Arts;

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    • E20 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • Z19 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Other

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