A Handbook of Cultural Economics, Second Edition

2nd edition

Edited by Ruth Towse, Professor of Economics of Creative Industries, CIPPM, Bournemouth University and CREATe Fellow in Cultural Economics, University of Glasgow, UK

The second edition of this widely acclaimed and extensively cited collection of original contributions by specialist authors reflects changes in the field of cultural economics over the last eight years. Thoroughly revised chapters alongside new topics and contributors bring the Handbook up to date, taking into account new research, literature and the impact of new technologies in the creative industries.

‘A Handbook of Cultural Economics is the definitive guide to cultural economics. Short, accessible articles by leading scholars in the field quickly bring the reader up to speed and point them in the right direction for future research. The new edition brings the field to the cutting edge and is a must have for anyone interested in economics and the insights it offers for understanding popular culture and the arts.’
– Alex Tabarrok, George Mason University and The Independent Institute, US

2013 456 pp Paperback 978 0 85793 103 0 £41.00 £32.80 $63.00 $50.40
2011 456 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 887 2 £161.00 £144.90 $239.00 $215.10

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