Creative Economy Report 2008: The challenge of assessing the by United Nations

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The inventive economic climate file 2008 is the 1st research to give the United countries viewpoint in this rising subject. it's an initiative of the partnership among UNCTAD and the UNDP certain Unit for South-South Cooperation. in addition, it's a pioneer instance of the paintings being undertaken via the Multi-Agency casual discussion team on inventive Industries.1 It brings jointly contributions from 5 correct United international locations our bodies: UNCTAD, UNDP, UNESCO, WIPO and ITC. This collective attempt not just contributes to construction synergy and exploring complementarities but in addition is a good strategy to increase coverage coherence and improve the influence of overseas activities within the region of the inventive economic climate and artistic industries.

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Concentric circles model 4. WIPO copyright model Advertising Architecture Art and antiques market Crafts Design Fashion Film and video Music Performing arts Publishing Software Television and radio Video and computer games Core cultural industries Core creative arts Core copyright industries Advertising Film Internet Music Publishing Television and radio Video and computer games Literature Music Performing arts Visual arts Advertising Collecting societies Film and video Music Performing arts Publishing Software Television and radio Visual and graphic art Peripheral cultural industries Creative arts Borderline cultural industries Consumer electronics Fashion Software Sport Other core cultural industries Film Museums and libraries Wider cultural industries Heritage services Publishing Sound recording Television and radio Video and computer games Related industries Advertising Architecture Design Fashion The UNCTAD approach to the creative industries relies on enlarging the concept of “creativity” from activities having a strong artistic component to “any economic activity producing symbolic products with a heavy reliance on intellectual property and for as wide a market as possible”9 (UNCTAD, 2004).

6 The UNCTAD classification of the creative industries A significant landmark in embracing the concept of the “creative industries” was the UNCTAD XI Ministerial Conference in 2004. At this Conference, the topic of creative industries was introduced onto the international economic and development agenda, drawing upon recommendations made by a High-level Panel on Creative Industries and Development. This topic is further elaborated in chapter 9. 1 Classification systems for the creative industries derived from different models 2.

He argues that the economy is moving from a corporate-centred system to a people-driven one and companies now move to people and not people to jobs, and cities need a people climate as well as a business climate. Florida develops indicators to measure the attributes of places that attract and retain the creative class, which in turn attracts companies. Artists constitute one group at the core of this class, as are creative economy people and importantly, scientists, so the city with a strong creative class is broader than the first two definitions.

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