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Demographischer Wandel Und Kulturelle Infrastruktur: Auswirkungen Und Handlungsansätze


  • Dreyer, Matthias
  • Hübl, Lothar


The cultural sector cannot avoid the effects of demographic change. The aging society, the shrinking population as well as emigration and immigration are presenting cultural institutions with considerable challenges. A complex analysis of the initial situation in each case is essential if those involved - artists, cultural policy-makers and patrons of the arts - are to give long-term direction to their actions. This paper sketches the fundamental interaction among arts, culture and demographic change and examines basic strategies for action in the cultural sector.

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  • Dreyer, Matthias & Hübl, Lothar, 2007. "Demographischer Wandel Und Kulturelle Infrastruktur: Auswirkungen Und Handlungsansätze," Hannover Economic Papers (HEP) dp-359, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät.
  • Handle: RePEc:han:dpaper:dp-359

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    demographic change; cultural institutions; cultural management and policy;

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    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts
    • R53 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Public Facility Location Analysis; Public Investment and Capital Stock
    • Z11 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economics of the Arts and Literature

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