Use this identifier to quote or link this document: http://hdl.handle.net/2072/87967

Why do creative industries cluster? An analysis of the determinants of clustering of creative industries
Lazzeretti, Luciana; Boix, Rafael; Capone, Francesco
Institut d'Estudis Regionals i Metropolitans de Barcelona
Creative industries tend to concentrate mainly around large- and medium-sized cities, forming creative local production systems. The text analyses the forces behind clustering of creative industries to provide the first empirical explanation of the determinants of creative employment clustering following a multidisciplinary approach based on cultural and creative economics, evolutionary geography and urban economics. A comparative analysis has been performed for Italy and Spain. The results show different patterns of creative employment clustering in both countries. The small role of historical and cultural endowments, the size of the place, the average size of creative industries, the productive diversity and the concentration of human capital and creative class have been found as common factors of clustering in both countries.
2010-09-30
Creative industries
Creative local production systems
Creative clusters
Aquest document està subjecte a una llicència d'ús de Creative Commons, amb la qual es permet copiar, distribuir i comunicar públicament l'obra sempre que se'n citin l'autor original, la universitat i l'institut i no se'n faci cap ús comercial ni obra derivada, tal com queda estipulat en la llicència d'ús (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/es/)
Working Paper
IERMB Working Paper in Economics; 0902
         

Full text files in this document

Files Size Format
wpierm0902.pdf 394.1 KB PDF

Show full item record

 

Coordination

 

Supporters