NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Arts Economy

New research published by Economics Professor Karol Jan Borowiecki highlights the importance of including artistic activity in economics analysis. Professor Borowiecki looked at artists in the US across four domains: visual arts, literary arts, performing arts, and music over 160 years to explore how they shape society. He looked at both ‘famous’ artists and, using census data, ‘artists

In case you missed it, the Australia Council released the latest report in the series of analyses of artists and their working environment that have been produced by Macquarie economist David Throsby over the past 30 years. This latest report, Making Art Work: An Economic Study Of Professional Artists In Australia, produced by