Cultural Economics and the International Art Market

Professor: Kathleen Gallagher

The objective of this course is to gain a thorough understanding of the influence of cultural economics on the production, financing and consumption of arts and culture, and their mechanisms; apply economic analysis and tools to the different aspects, activities and mechanisms of the cultural sector, such as the market of the fine arts, the market of the performing arts, film and other cultural industries; and to compare, analyze, and evaluate the factors that form and influence international cultural heritage, cultural tourism, cultural districts, arts labor market and creative careers.