nep-cul New Economics Papers
on Cultural Economics
Issue of 2014‒09‒25
two papers chosen by
Roberto Zanola
Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogadro”

  1. The influence of creative industry definitions on subsector typologies By Bruno Pires; Ricardo Morais
  2. The Media and Markets: How Systematic Misreporting Inflates Bubbles, Deepens Downturns and Distorts Economic Reality By Theil, Stefan

  1. By: Bruno Pires (Escola das Artes, Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto); Ricardo Morais (Faculdade de Economia e Gestão, Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto)
    Abstract: In this conceptual article we explore the influence of creative industry definitions on subsector typologies. Based on a systematic literature review of the Creative Industries Journal, we examine alternative creative industry definitions, criteria, subsector typologies, and streams of thought. As a corollary of such a literature review, we suggest a theoretical framework – the Value/Scale matrix – which distinguishes four types of creative industries. In particular, we distinguish between creative and cultural activities as well as between creative and cultural industries. Our distinction is based on the degree of value added and the scale of operations. We conclude with a discussion of the theoretical and practical implications of such a framework.
    Keywords: creative industries, cultural industries, literature review, value/scale matrix
    Date: 2014–07
  2. By: Theil, Stefan
    Date: 2014

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