A working paper on how concert etiquette intersects with the economics of prestige and social status, and how their implications for audiences and society.
An economic impact report on the cultural and creative industries (CCI) sector in Oxfordshire which also proposes practical steps for the support of the sector by development agencies such as Oxford Inspires.
A study of the economic impact of Oxford’s night time cultural economy, focusing on the performing arts.
Analysis of changes to the popular music market, and the balance between the live and recorded sectors, due to shifts in consumption patterns over the previous decade.
This paper attempts to explain the growth in the number of classical music and opera festivals, examining demand side and supply side factors.
This report presents the conclusions and recommendations from a study commissioned by Creative Scotland. The overall purpose was to identify an appropriate approach and method for examining the economic impact of the Arts and Creative Industries in Scotland.
YouGov report on festival attendance, indicating a marked downturn between 2011 and 2012 and providing statistics of festival goers’ responses to the economic downturn and changes in the festival market.
Competition Commission report into acquisitions in the live music sector – includes analysis of the popular live music industry, an overview of the state of negotiations and the effects of the proposed merger.
A paper considering the aesthetic and commercial success of the ‘early music’ movement during the 1970s and 1980s, paying particular attention to discourses of authenticity and their relationship to the market-driven commercial exploitation of this form of performance.
An introduction to the Live Music Research Project at the root of Live Music Exchange: conceptualising live music, the political economy of live music , typology of venues, ten themes to be explored (“ten things you never knew about live music”)