Incluye referencias bibliográficas (p. -571) e índice. CONTENIDO: General Issues in Cultural Economics. Introduction to cultural economics with appendix: brief introductions to the economic theories used in cultural economics -- Economic profile of the cultural sector -- Markets for cultural goods and services -- Economic organisation of the creative industries -- Production, costs and supply of cultural goods -- Consumption of cultural goods and services -- Welfare economics and public finance -- The 'Traditional' Arts and Heritage. Economics of the performing arts -- Economics of cultural heritage -- Economic evaluation of cultural policy -- Artists' Labour Markets and Copyright. Economics of artists' labour markets: theories -- Economics of artists' labour markets: empirical research -- Economics of copyright -- The Creative Industries. Economics of creative industries -- Economics of the music industry -- Economics of the film industry -- Economics of broadcasting -- Economics of book publishing -- Economics of festivals, creative cities and cultural tourism -- Conclusion and exercises and problems. Conclusion -- Questions and exercises.