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Claire Donovan

Claire Donovan
Lecturer at Brunel University

Measuring the value of culture: an update

May 16, 2013 — Culture

Lecturer at Brunel University

Dr Claire Donovan of Brunel University was asked to research the different ways of measuring the value of culture. A series of blogs by Dr Donovan followed to stimulate discussion about whether the value of culture can be measured. Here, Claire speaks about her report, which focuses on the part of this research which engaged…

Art for art’s sake?

May 17, 2012 — Culture

Lecturer at Brunel University

Can the language and tools of economics help the case for cultural sector funding? Or is culture a special case with its own rules?

Bring out your measures!

January 13, 2012 —

Lecturer at Brunel University

Building on my first Priceless? blog, this week I’d like to issue a challenge: how many measures of ‘cultural value’ can you think of?

Welcome to the ‘Priceless?’ blog

January 9, 2012 — Culture

Lecturer at Brunel University

This interactive blog seeks to stimulate discussion across the cultural sector on the very idea of measuring cultural value. Dr Claire Donovan is an academic working at DCMS to write a report on this issue, and wants to know what you think. Can the value of culture be measured by government in monetary (or other)…