• Economists Talk Art 
    EconomistsTalkArt.org is set up to promote the dissemination of research-based policy analysis and commentary by cultural economists. The intended audiences are governmental cultural policymakers, arts’ advisory councils, cultural and heritage institutions, academia and the private sector as well as journalists specialising in the art and culture as economics and cultural studies students.

Institutions

Databanks and data archives

  • UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)
    UIS contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication for more than 200 countries
  • Cultural Policy & the Arts National Data Archive (CPANDA)
    CPANDA is the world’s first interactive digital archive of policy-relevant data on the arts and cultural policy in the United States. It is a collaborative effort of Princeton University’s Firestone Library and the Princeton Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies
  • European Audiovisual Observatory
    The Observatory provides a comparative European overview of the audiovisual industry in 41 different countries as well as a detailed analysis of national and even regional industries. Their databases include AVMSDatabase on the national transposition of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) in the 28 EU member states; IRIS MERLIN on legal information relevant to the audiovisual sector in Europe; LUMIERE on admissions to films released in Europe; MAVISE on TV and on-demand audiovisual services and companies in Europe; and LUMIERE VOD on European films available on VOD services in Europe.

Research projects

  • Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe (Compendium)
    Compendium is a public information and monitoring service designed for government officials, researchers, students, journalists, cultural networks and NGOs as an information resource
  • Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP)
    SIAP is a research center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice. SIAP conducts research on the role of arts and culture in American cities with a particular interest in strategies for arts-based revitalization
  • Centre for Time Use Research (CTUR)
    CTUR disseminates information on the study of daily activities. CTUR does not have responsibility for the content of pages to which they provide links
  • Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive (CPANDA)
    CPANDA was the world’s first interactive digital archive of policy-relevant data on the arts and cultural policy in the United States. It was founded in 2001 in a collaborative effort of Princeton University’s Firestone Library and the Princeton Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies.