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11.08.2012

WHO IS … David Throsby ?

David Throsby is Professor of Economics at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He is internationally known for his research and his many publications on the economics of art and culture. His interests include the economics of the performing arts, the role of artists as economic agents, heritage economics, and the relationships between economic and cultural policy. His book Economics and Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2001) has been translated into seven languages. His new book, The Economics of Cultural Policy, was published in 2010, also by Cambridge.

David Throsby is also member of the Advisory Council of the Forum d’Avignon.

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