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Measuring the economic and social impact of the arts: a review – Michelle Reeves/Arts Council England (2002)


Author(s): Michelle Reeves
Organisation/Affiliation: Arts Council England
Date: 2002

The objectives of the Review are to: collate and review existing research on the economic and social impact of the arts; share understanding of methodologies and measures used for assessing the impact of arts projects, facilities and programmes, as well as the creative industries; assess the comprehensiveness and quality of the existing evidence base; inform the future agenda for impact research within the sector, and support; evidence-based policy making by the Arts Council; identify key research needs to help improve the robustness of research; methods and evidence demonstrating the contribution of arts and culture; to the social and economic objectives of national and local government, and other key partners; provide a practical resource to assist those working in the field.

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