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The Gramppian Hills: an empirical test for rent-seeking behaviour in the arts

The Gramppian Hills: an empirical test for rent-seeking behaviour in the arts
The Gramppian Hills: an empirical test for rent-seeking behaviour in the arts
To remind cultural policy practitioners that rent-seeking theory exists (in recently published cultural economics reference books the theory is hardly mentioned), and to encourage theoreticians further to develop their models of personal and institutional behaviour predicting and explaining it, this article suggests a simple graphical test for rent-seeking behaviour in the non-profit art world. The author hopes to reinvigorate debate about arts rent seeking and about its good and ill effects, about possible diagnostic techniques and about possible control measures.
artists/arts policy, cultural economics/cultural policy, non-profit, public goods, rent seeking, subsidies
1469-3690
277-294
Pinnock, Andrew
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Pinnock, Andrew
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Pinnock, Andrew (2007) The Gramppian Hills: an empirical test for rent-seeking behaviour in the arts Cultural Trends, 16, (3), pp. 277-294. (doi:10.1080/09548960701479508).

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Abstract

To remind cultural policy practitioners that rent-seeking theory exists (in recently published cultural economics reference books the theory is hardly mentioned), and to encourage theoreticians further to develop their models of personal and institutional behaviour predicting and explaining it, this article suggests a simple graphical test for rent-seeking behaviour in the non-profit art world. The author hopes to reinvigorate debate about arts rent seeking and about its good and ill effects, about possible diagnostic techniques and about possible control measures.

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Published date: September 2007
Keywords: artists/arts policy, cultural economics/cultural policy, non-profit, public goods, rent seeking, subsidies

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Local EPrints ID: 47997
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/47997
ISSN: 1469-3690
PURE UUID: ebb9b058-595d-41c3-96b4-17bdebb45047

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Date deposited: 16 Aug 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:01

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