Economics Of Art And Culture by Bruno S. FreyEconomics Of Art And Culture by Bruno S. Frey

Economics Of Art And Culture

byBruno S. Frey

Paperback | April 8, 2019

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This book studies the relationship between the arts and the economy. By applying economic thinking to arts and culture, it analyses markets for art and cultural goods, highlights specific facets of art auctions and discusses determinants of the economic success of artists. The author also sheds new light on various cultural areas, such as the performing and visual arts, festivals, films, museums and cultural heritage. Lastly, the book discusses cultural policies, the role of the state in financing culture, and the relationship between the arts and happiness. 

Bruno S. Frey is a Permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Basel and Research Director at CREMA - Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts, Zurich. He was previously a Professor at the Universities of Constance, Zurich, Chicago, Warwick and Friedrichshafen, and he has been awarded five honorary doctorates in ...
Title:Economics Of Art And CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:134 pagesPublished:April 8, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030157474

ISBN - 13:9783030157470


Table of Contents

What is the Economics of Art and Culture?.- The Social Value of Art.- Art Markets and Auctions.- The Artists' Labour Market.- Reproductions in Art.- Creative Cultural Economy.- The Performing Arts.- Festivals.- Films.- Museums.- Superstar Museums and Special Exhibitions.- Cultural Heritage.- UNESCO World Heritage List.- Cultural Tourism.- Public Support of the Arts.- Does Art Make Us Happy?