11336 - Cultural Economics

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SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Responsible consumption and production

Academic Year 2020/2021

Learning outcomes

The course aims to analyze the links between economy and culture, with a special focus on  the art market and the creativity industry. The first part of the course analyzes the general framework of the cultural economics, while the second part the course presents an economic analysis of the cultural heritage, performig art art, visual art and the digital art sectors (music, cinema, TV etc.).

Course contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The art demand.
  3. The art supply.
  4. The artists' income.
  5. Public intervention in art.
  6. Cultural heritage.
  7. Museums
  8. Performing art.
  9. Digital art.
  10. Visual art.

Readings/Bibliography

  • Candela G. e Scorcu A.E. ECONOMIA DELLE ARTI, Zanichelli, Bologna, 2004. CAP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
  • Pierluigi Sacco et al. (2012), L’Italia che verrà - industrie culturali, made in Italy e territori, I Quaderni di Symbola
  • Pier Luigi Sacco (2012), Le industrie culturali e creative e l’Italia: una potenzialità inespressa su cui scommettere, Il Sole 24ore
  • Pier Luigi Sacco, Emanuele Teti (2017), Cultura 3.0: un nuovo paradigma di creazione del valore, E&M 2017/1

Teaching methods

During the lectures will be presented some models of cultural economics and discussed the main issues of cultural policy.

Assessment methods

Oral examination.

Teaching tools

Video projector, slides, whiteboard.

Office hours

See the website of Massimiliano Castellani