Item description for The Value of Culture: On the Relationship between Economics and Arts by Arjo Klamer...
Culture manifests itself in everything human, including the ordinary business of everyday life. Culture and art have their own value, but economic values are also constrained. Art sponsorships and subsidies suggest a value that exceeds market price. So what is the real value of culture? Unlike the usual focus on formal problems, which has 'de-cultured' and 'de-moralized' the practice of economics, this book brings together economists, philosophers, historians, political scientists and artists to try to sort out the value of culture. This is a book not only for economists and social scientists, but also for anybody actively involved in the world of the arts and culture.
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Studio: Amsterdam University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1997
Publisher Amsterdam University Press
ISBN 9053562184 ISBN13 9789053562185
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More About Arjo Klamer
ARJO KLAMER is Professor of the Economics of Art and Culture at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and holds the world's only chair in the field of cultural economics. DEIRDRE N. MCCLOSKEY is UIC Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication University of Illinois at Chicago, and Distinguished Professor in Philosophy and Art and Cultural Studies Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.STEPHEN ZILIAK is Associate Professor of Economics, Roosevelt University, Chicago.
Arjo Klamer has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Iowa, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherland Unive.