SpringerBriefs in Economics

Economics of Art and Culture

Authors: Frey, Bruno S.

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  • Studies the relationship between the arts and the economy 
  • Demonstrates how to apply economic thinking to the arts and culture 
  • Includes case studies on various cultural areas
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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. 

About the authors

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 five countries. Frey has published 23 books and more than 600 articles in scholarly journals.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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eBook $44.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Economics of Art and Culture
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Economics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-15748-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-15748-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-15747-0
Series ISSN
2191-5504
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 134
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