Artists’ Survival Rate: Education Matters

Trine Bille, Søren Jensen

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The literature of cultural economics generally finds that an artistic education has no significant impact on artists’ income and careers in the arts. In our research, we have readdressed this question by looking at the artists’ survival in the arts occupations. The results show that an artistic education has a significant impact on artists’ careers in the arts and we find important industry differences.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2017
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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