Innovations by painters between Renaissance and Rococò: Towards an economic theory of art history

Federico Etro, 30 November 2012

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During the Renaissance, painters’ works were priced on quality and novelty. I will argue that their innovative activity was also driven by profitability, from a Schumpeterian perspective.

Innovations in painting

According to Galenson (2009) there are two kinds of innovations in painting;

Topics: Frontiers of economic research
Tags: art, art history, innovation, markets

What’s the use of economics?

Alan Kirman, 29 October 2012

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This column is a lead commentary in the VoxEU Debate "What's the use of economics?"

Topics: Global crisis
Tags: financial crisis, global crisis, markets

Managing licensing in a market for technology

Ashish Arora, Andrea Fosfuri, Thomas Rønde, 10 July 2012

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URL: www.cepr.org/pubs/dps/DP9048.asp
Topics: Productivity and Innovation
Tags: corporations, licensing, markets, technology

Experimental economics and policy design

Steffen Huck, Jean-Robert Tyran, 29 June 2007

The general public and many politicians tend to be sceptical that unregulated markets are good for people’s wellbeing. Economists have known forever that laissez-faire yields the first best only under fairly unrealistic assumptions. The theory of industrial organization describes when markets work, when they fail and how such failures can be remedied.

URL: http://www.cepr.org/pubs/PolicyInsights/CEPR_Policy_Insight_006.asp
Topics: Frontiers of economic research
Tags: experimental economics, markets, trust problem

Experimental economics and policy design

Steffen Huck, Jean-Robert Tyran, 30 June 2007

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The general public and many politicians tend to be sceptical that unregulated markets are good for people’s well-being. Economists have known forever that laissez-faire yields the first best only under fairly unrealistic assumptions. The theory of industrial organisation describes when markets work, when they fail and how such failures can be remedied.

Topics: Frontiers of economic research
Tags: experimental economics, markets, trust problem

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