How to reference: Gutierrez-Posada, D. and Nathan, M. (2020) A first look at connections between the presence of creative industries and the wider urban economy, Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, CityREDI University of Birmingham and UCL.
Createch Activity in the UK (2021)
Description: An analysis of businesses at the nexus of creative and tech: who they are, where they work and what they need.
How to reference: Siepel, J., Camerani, R., Masucci, M., Velez Ospina, J., Casadei, P. and Bloom, M. Multiple: (2020) Creative Industries Radar: Mapping the UK’s creative clusters and microclusters; Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre and The University of Sussex
Creative Places: Growing the creative industries across the UK (2021)
Description: Briefing paper setting out how policymakers can better support and understand the creative industries.
How to reference: Easton, E. and Burger, C. (2020), Insights from our industry champions: How policymakers can support local growth in the creative industries, Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre.
Meta-evaluation of Arts Council England-funded Place-based Programmes (2021)
Description: An evaluation of six ACE-funded place-based programmes pointing to actionable lessons to inform future place-based programme policy.
How to reference: Rex, B. and Campbell, P. (2021) The austerity decade: local government spending on culture. London: Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, University of Warwick and University of Liverpool.
The European Capital of Culture: A Review of the Academic Evidence (2021)
Description: The first paper to synthesise research on the impact of the capital of culture programme on local authorities. It challenges some of the assumptions on the positive economic benefits for local economies.
How to reference: Nermod, O., Lee, N. and O’Brien, D (2021) The European Capital of Culture: A review of the academic evidence. London: Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, London School of Economics and University of Edinburgh.
The Relationships Between Cultural Organisations and Local Creative Industries in the Context of a Cultural District (2022)
Description: Explores interaction between large cultural organisations and creative businesses suggests interventions should focus on supporting more formal networks to see greater collaboration and positive economic impacts
Authors: Vartapetova, N., Fisher-Jones, H, Lam, C.
How to reference: Siepel, J, Camerani, R, Pellegrino, G, Masucci, M (2020), The Fusion Effect: The economic returns to combining arts and science skills; Nesta
Supporting the Creative Industries: The Impact of the ‘Preston Model’ in Lancashire (2022)
Description: Sets out that the ‘Preston Model’ of strengthening supply chains through local procurement by anchor institutions, like local government and universities could support creative economy microclusters .
Authors: Whyman, P, Wright, A, Lawler, M, Petrescu, A
How to reference: Valero, A and Van Reenen, J (2018), The economic impact of universities: evidence from across the globe; Economics of Education Review, 68. pp. 53-67
Mapping and examining the determinants of England’s rural creative microclusters (2022)
Description: Sets out opportunities for supporting development of creative industries microclusters in rural areas and towns, showing the importance of existing cultural institutions and local universities offering creative subjects.
Authors: Velez-Ospina, J, Siepel, J, Rowe, F, Hill, I
How to reference: Velez-Ospina, J, Siepel, J, Rowe, F, Hill, I (2022), Mapping and examining the determinants of England’s rural creative microclusters; National Innovation Centre Rural Enterprise (NICRE), Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre
Blog: Levelling Up: how we’re helping UK businesses to build through IP(2022)
Description: Blog post by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) showing that intellectual property as an important driver of intangible assets and how the IPO can support regional growth through this