nep-cul New Economics Papers
on Cultural Economics
Issue of 2006‒10‒21
two papers chosen by
Roberto Zanola
Universita degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale

  1. Cultural Nationalism: The Last Resort of Scoundrels By Eric Jones
  2. The Management of Events in the Veneto Performing Music Cluster: Bridging Latent and Permanent Organisations By Fiorenza Belussi; Silvia Rita Sedita

  1. By: Eric Jones
    Abstract: This is the text of the Chancellor Dunning Trust Lecture as it was delivered on Oct. 4, 2006.
    Keywords: Culture, Nationalism, Protectionism, Collectivism
    JEL: A13 F10
    Date: 2006–10
  2. By: Fiorenza Belussi (University of Padova); Silvia Rita Sedita (University of L'Aquila)
    Abstract: The paper aims to provide some empirical evidence to strengthen the debate around the project-based organisation, which tends to qualifies the latter as the dominant organising form among the creative industries. Our focus is the performing music industry. We recur to an unique database we have built on the basis of data provided by ENPALS (Ente Nazionale di Previdenza e di Assistenza per i Lavoratori dello Spettacolo) in Rome (Italy), which collects the pension contributions for the workers of performing arts among all Italian public and private organisations. The output of our descriptive analysis confirms that the project based organisations, that in our case of the performing music regard primarily the event management, are the most diffuse form in this field. Moreover, our research gives some interesting hints on the characteristics of the performing music labour force, asserting the project based workers as the category that includes the majority of workers in the industry.
    Keywords: Project based organisation, performing music, permanent organisation, latent organisation
    JEL: L82
    Date: 2006–10

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