Posts tagged with 'Rushton, Michael'

Contingent Valuation and the Public Interest in Privately Owned Cultural Property

This paper concerns whether contingent valuation methods could play a useful role in determining whether a particular work of art is of "recognized quality."

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Paying the Piper, Calling the Tune: A Transaction Cost Politics Analysis of the National Endowment for the Arts

The brief history of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) provides a vivid illustration of the problem of optimal degrees of political monitoring and statutory control of agencies.

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A New Institutional Economics Approach to the Organization of State and Provincial Arts Councils

The field of cultural economics has had as a central concern the question of public funding of the arts. In general there have been two streams of analysis, which I will call the welfare economics approach and the public choice approach.

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Lasting Effects: Assessing the Future of Economic Impact Analysis of the Arts

Lasting Effects Conference Summary and Edited Transcript (PDF) — Edited for clarity as well as concision, this document highlights the major themes of this conference. It provides a clear and brief introduction to current thinking about economic impact analyses. This document also contains a very informative introduction by Jonathan Katz and a glossary of economic terms.

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Earmarked Taxes for the Arts

Michael Rushton, Public Administration & Urban Studies and Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

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