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The BOP Newsletter - May

Culture and inclusive growth
10.05.2017



Our newsletter features our favourite new articles on culture and the creative economy, as selected by the BOP team.


1. Creative industries and inclusive growth

- Will Metro Mayors bring new leadership to the CCIs? (BOP)
- No Hollywood ending for the visual effects industry (Freakonomics)
- Why we should be taking note of Kuwait’s creative industries (World Bank)
- A new growth strategy for the Midland’s video games sector [Report] (Ukie and Coventry & Warwickshire LEP)

2. Investment and impact of the CCIs

- How do world cities finance culture? [Report] (WCCF)
- The first comprehensive review of the Scottish animation sector (BOP)
- How much are museums worth? (ASEF Culture 360)
- Ireland’s live entertainment sector generates €3.8bn for its economy [Report] (Wide Awake)

3. Reaching new audiences

- Digital music tools reshape music education (The Economist)
- How cultural organisations can thrive on disloyalty (Wolff Olins)
- VR will break museums (Medium)
- Audience development starts with education, argues new EU study (Engage Audiences)

4. Best of The Blog

- The Creative Industries need their own Industrial Strategy

- What is the future of culture in cities?

- Moving towards a more diverse music industry

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