Cultural economics
Cultural economics is the branch of economics that studies the relation of culture to economic outcomes. Here, 'culture' is defined by shared beliefs and preferences of respective groups. Programmati...
The World's Most Expensive Art Goes To Auction: Why Records Keep Being Broken
The heads of auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's weigh in on what makes for record-breaking art, and what to expect going into 2016.It's a warm evening back in mid-May. A few stray latecomers are ...
Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean
Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its supply...
A History Of Insane Art Prices
Chinese billionaire and former taxi driver Liu Yiqian bought Amedeo Modigliani’s 1917-18 painting, Nu Couché for $170.4 million on November 9, the second-highest price ever paid at auction for a work ...
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
€‹Sotheby's puts famous Russian painting on sale despite claims it was stolen
Sotheby's auction house said it will proceed with the planned sale of the "Evening in Cairo" by the celebrated Russian seascape artist Ivan Aivazovsky. Moscow had earlier said the masterpiece was stol...
Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces
Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.
14 Young New York Art Dealers To Watch
14 up-and-coming art dealers tell us how to identify talent, how they got where they are, and what the future holds for New York's art scene.
Music industry
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that make money by creating and selling music. Among the many individuals and organizations that operate within the industry are: the music...
Economics of religion
The economics of religion applies socio- economic theory and methods to explain the religious behaviour patterns of individuals, groups or cultures and the social consequences of such behavior. An exa...
Economics of religion - Wikipedia
Social economy
A social economy is a third sector among economies between the private (business) and public sectors (government). It includes organizations such as cooperatives, nonprofit organizations and charities...
Social economy - Wikipedia
Economics of the FIFA World Cup
The FIFA World Cup has a significant impact on the global economy. FIFA, football’s global governing body with 204 member countries, is beginning to view itself as a global “big business”. This self-i...
The World's Most Expensive Art Goes To Auction: Why Records Keep Being Broken
The heads of auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's weigh in on what makes for record-breaking art, and what to expect going into 2016.It's a warm evening back in mid-May. A few stray latecomers are ...
Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean
Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its supply...
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
History of video game consoles (fourth generation)
In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16-bit era) of games consoles began on October 30, 1987 with the Japanese release of Nippon Electric...
History of video game consoles (fourth generation) - Wikipedia
Music law
Music Law refers to legal aspects of the music industry and certain legal aspects in other sectors of the entertainment industry. The music industry includes record labels, music publishers, merchandi...
Laurence Iannaccone
Laurence Robert Iannaccone (/ˌjɑːnəˈkoʊni/, YAHN-ə-KOHN-ee, born May 24, 1954) is a Professor of Economics at Chapman University, Orange County, California. Before moving to Chapman in 2009 he was a K...
Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces
Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.
Creative class
The Creative Class is a posited socioeconomic class identified by American economist and social scientist Richard Florida, a professor and head of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School ...
Blockage discount
Blockage discount is an art-business-related and legal term of art for referring to the money discount assigned to a group of artworks by a single artist when that group of works is to be released to ...
Recording contract
A recording contract (commonly called a record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label...
Fair trade
Fair trade is an organized social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. Members of the movement advoc...
Fair trade - Wikipedia
Disc jockey
A disc jockey (abbreviated D.J., DJ or deejay) is a person who mixes recorded music for an audience; in a club event or rave, this is an audience of dancers. Originally, "disc" (uncommonly spelled "di...
Disc jockey - Wikipedia
Cultural industry
According to international organizations such as UNESCO and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), cultural industries (sometimes also known as "creative industries") combine the creation,...
Artvest Partners
Artvest Partners is one of the companies most frequently cited as an expert on the art market by financial publications, including the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. The company is an ad...
Workplace bullying
Workplace bullying occurs when an employee experiences a persistent pattern of mistreatment from others in the workplace that causes harm. This form of bullying can include such tactics as verbal, non...
Power dressing
Born in the second half of the 1970s and developed in the 1980s, power dressing is a fashion style that enables women to establish their authority in a professional and political environment tradition...