Author Archives: Ruth Towse

About Ruth Towse

Professor of Economics of Creative Industries, Centre for Intellectual Policy and Management, Bournemouth University and CREATe Fellow in Cultural Economics (University of Glasgow). Research interests: economics of copyright, cultural economics, artists' labour markets. Current research: copyright and business models in music publishing.

A Future for the Creative Economy

During the summer of 2016 three CREATe events took place in which economists working in the areas of culture, media and industrial organization were invited to exchange views on the transformative impact of digitization and the internet on the creative economy and to reflect on the implications of emerging trends for the future of the creative economy and for copyright. One of these events was jointly sponsored by the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) at their conference at the University of Valladolid, Spain and a second was jointly sponsored with the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues (SERCI) at their conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, USA in July. The third event was part of … Continue reading

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