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Createquity's "Arts Policy Library" review of The Artistic Dividend

Createquity features a section of reviews of important arts policy research papers, the Arts Policy Library. I reviewed Ann Markusen's 2003 paper "The Artistic Dividend: The Arts’ Hidden Contributions to Regional Development," which aims to reveal what economists typically miss when they measure the impact of the arts sector on regional economies.  I present both my full response and a condensed version.