The Creative Industries: Before and After the Crisis

Ivanovici, Mina
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L82 - Entertainment; Media, O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration, O34 - Intellectual Property Rights.
Creative industries clearly proved their potential for economic growth in the period before the crisis in Europe as well as across the world. However, the crisis has significantly changed the way of doing business and many sectors have been affected – some businesses managed to survive while others have been forced to close down. The present paper aims to examine whether creative industries have undergone a downturn as a result of the economic crisis or they managed to preserve their revitalising effect on countries, regions and cities.
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