Catalogue 2012 - 2013

EC 350 Economics of Arts and Entertainment


3 cr.


EC 111 or EC 105 or EC 106 or EC 117 or EC 207 or EC 201.

Course Description

This course applies the tools of economic theory to an analysis of the arts and entertainment industry. Key learning outcomes focus on the nature of supply and demand for art and artistic services, the contribution of the arts and entertainment sector to the economy, the economic functions of artists, the role of the nonprofit sector, and the role of public policy in providing a basis for cultural activities and organizations.