A VALUE-BASED APPROACH APPLIED TO PUBLIC BROADCASTERS

By Pawan V. Bhansing and Arjo Klamer

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Public broadcasters are in heavy weather because of changes in the media landscape. It is precisely these circumstances that make it important to set and maintain a course. What is the direction they are heading? What purpose do they serve? How do they answer the why question? Our investigation distilled their most important core value: creating a liveable society. Continue reading “A VALUE-BASED APPROACH APPLIED TO PUBLIC BROADCASTERS”

ICCA 2020: CULTURAL POLICY, WHAT’S NEW?

By The Editorial Board

The international symposium organised by LabEx ICCA on the topic of “Cultural Policies. What’s new?” took place 30 – 31 January 2020 in Paris. Organised in 3 blocks, with 3 inspiring keynotes, 8 sessions, 39 authors, and over 70 discussants engaged in an stimulating exchange around cultural economics, cultural policy, and the future of arts, culture, and the creative industries. Continue reading “ICCA 2020: CULTURAL POLICY, WHAT’S NEW?”

SIEC 2019: THE HAPPY FEW, ALBEIT FURTHER AND FURTHER AWAY

By Luis César Herrero-Prieto

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Those of us who practise and study in the field of cultural economics often find ourselves being called ‘the happy few’. It is true that there are few of us who are followers if we compare ourselves in number to those in other areas of, let us say, mainstream knowledge in economics, although one does sometimes get the feeling that we make up one tight-knit group with our regular meetings, and it is indeed astonishing to see the enthusiasm of those who form part of this community. Nowhere else can you find scholars who believe so passionately in what they are contributing and in what they are unearthing, probably because what they discover and what they study are linked to feelings and deep-rooted perceptions of human nature such as emotion, beauty or identity. Continue reading “SIEC 2019: THE HAPPY FEW, ALBEIT FURTHER AND FURTHER AWAY”

THE ROLE OF ART INVESTMENT AS A HEDGE OR SAFE HAVEN

By Belma Öztürkkal and Asli Togan-Egrican

Can art can be considered a safe haven during volatile times or a hedging option in general? we analyze long-term art auction sales data focusing on and around financial crisis periods in a volatile emerging market. Our findings suggest Turkish art returns are either negatively correlated or at low correlation with other investments, including the equity market.

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EconomistsTalkArt.org wishes you happy holidays and a great new year 2020!

By The Editorial Team

The Editorial Team of EconomistsTalkArt.org wishes you a happy start into the New Year!

The blog started as an idea among four young scholars in 2015. In November, the blog has been celebrating its fourth birthday and ends the year with another set of record numbers: 9000+ recurring visitors, 18000+ views in 2019, 25 articles per year.

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