SECS-P/03 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff


Course Structure

Lectures, group work in class, students’ presentations.

The course consists of participative lectures. Group works will be used to help students to apply the theoretical notions to case studies that the teacher or the same students will choose. Guest lectures will also be organised to that experts will share their experience in managing a cultural organisatio

Detailed Course Content

The course analyses production, distribution and consumption of the performing arts considering different countries and systems. In particular the course will focus on: the economic approach to cultural industries and performing arts, definition of the sector, the institutional context, public intervention and role of the private sector, the economics of cultural industries and performing arts, supply, demand and consumption of performing arts, management strategies, marketing, pricing and the financing of cultural industries and performing arts

Textbook Information

  1. Candela, G e A. Scorcu (2004). Economia delle arti, cap.1 Zanichelli
  2. L. Solima (2018) “Management per l’impresa culturale”, Carocci Editore, capp. 1, 2, 6.
  3. L. Solima (2008), “L’impresa culturale – Processi e strumenti di gestione”, Carocci editore, pagg. 92-124 e 169-224.
  4. Towse, R. (2010). A textbook of cultural economics,Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Cap. 8.
  5. Additional readings will be made available on STUDIUM.

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