Cultural Economics

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cultural Economics

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MTH 102

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    In this course students will explore the economic perspectives of cultural industries. Among the topics we will discuss: the determinants of consumer demand for cultural goods; structure of competition among suppliers of cultural goods; benefits and costs of culture to the community; government’s role and cultural policy, subsidy, regulation and protection of the cultural industries; tourism’s impact on the environment; and sustainable tourism development.

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