The 20th International Conference on Cultural Economics

The Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) invites you to attend its 20th International Conference on Cultural Economics (ACEI2018) to be held at RMIT University in Melbourne from Tuesday June 26th to Friday 29th, 2018.

For the contributed paper sessions, submission of papers (in English) on any aspect relevant to cultural economics will be considered. As is customary the conference will welcome contributions across the spectrum of the field of cultural economics and welcomes submissions from different disciplinary perspectives that share an interest in empirically motivated research involving aspects of the arts and culture.

Some of the themes that will be included at ACEI2018 include art markets, creative industries, cultural heritage, copyright, creative cities, technological disruption in the cultural and entertainment industries, cultural diversity, international trade in arts and culture, cultural festivals,  culture and sustainable development, cultural entrepreneurship, Indigenous art and culture, network structures of artists and cultural organisations, digital participation, determinants of public budgets for culture, the linkages between sport and culture, the economics of food and wine, valuing the arts......and more.


Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and need to be submitted by January 31st, 2018 using the online form available from the main conference website or directly from the link

When submitting an abstract please be sure to fill out all information requested on the online form including identifying keywords (up to five).


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