The Economics of art and cultureAuthor: Heilbrun, James ; Gray, Charles M.Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2001.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 410 p. : Graphs ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780521631501Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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HC2000 .L4 H45 2001
Includes bibliographical references and index
The Economics of Art and Culture Contents List of figures and tables Preface Part I: The arts sector: Size, growth, and audiences 1 An overview of the arts sector 2 Growth of the arts sector 3 Audiences for the arts Part II: The microeconomics of demand and supply 4 Consumer demand: An introduction 5 The characteristics of arts demand and their policy implications 6 Production in the performing arts 7 Firms and markets in the performing arts 8 Productivity lag and the financial problem of the arts Part III: The fine arts and museums 9 The market in works of art 10 The economics of art museums Part IV: Public policy toward the arts 11 Should the government subsidize the arts? 12 Public and/or private support for the arts in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe page vii xi 3 13 40 61 85 107 116 137 165 187 219 250 13 Direct public support for the arts in the United States Part V: Art, economy, and society 14 The arts as a profession: Education, training, and employment 15 The role of the arts in a local economy 16 The mass media, public broadcasting, and the cultivation of taste 17 Conclusion: Innovation, arts education, and the future of art and culture in the United States 311 336 360 385 403 278 Index
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