Course Number: CED 6090
Department: Commerce and Economic Development – CPS (CED)
Examines the role of markets in art, culture, and entertainment in economic development. Includes topics such as the role of the creative economy in attracting tourists and industry and in driving economic growth and the strategic impact of a creative export sector. Explores additional topics such as an analysis of the economics of historic preservation and tourism—for example, rehabilitating historical buildings, funding museums and symphony orchestras, and encouraging traditional arts and tourist activities—to lead job growth and spur economic vitality.