Research Grants in the Arts Study Findings: Economy/Workforce

Bukoski, Kate, David Griffith, & Meghan Millea. “The Social and Economic Impacts of the GlasStation on the Town of Farmville, North Carolina” (working paper, 2020).

Frenette, Alexandre & Timothy J. Dowd. “Who Stays and Who Leaves? Arts Education and the Career Trajectories of Arts Alumni in the United States” (working paper, 2018).

Wassall, Gregory, & Neil Alper. “The Importance of a College Major in the Arts to Artistic Success” (working paper, 2017).

Woronkowicz, Joanna, & Douglas S. Noonan. “The Entrepreneurial Artist: The Same, or Different, than Other Non-Artist Entrepreneurs.” Blog Post for Accessed March, 20, 2018.

Woronkowicz, Joanna, & Douglas S. Noonan. “Who Goes Freelance? The Determinants of Self-Employment for Artists.” Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (2017). Free pre-print version.

Office of Cultural Economy, City of New Orleans; Asakura Robinson Company LLC; and Mt. Auburn Associates. “Career Paths and Obstacles in New Orleans’ Cultural Economy” (2017)

Ganning, Joanna P. "Arts Stability and Growth amid Redevelopment in U.S. Shrinking Cities’ Downtowns: A Case Study". Economic Development Quarterly 30 (2016): 239-251. Free pre-print version.

Miller, Angie L., Amber B. Dumford, Sally Gaskill, Rebecca Houghton, & Steven J. Tepper. “To Be or Not to Be (an Arts Major): Career Aspirations and Perceived Skills of Graduating Seniors Across Multiple Disciplines” (working paper, 2016).

Voss, Zannie, Glenn Voss, Karen Yair, & Kristen Lega. “Orchestra Facts: 2016-2014: A Study of Orchestra Finances and Operations, Commissioned by the League of American Orchestras” (2016). Also available at League of American Orchestras.

Danielsen, Bartley R., David M. Harrison, & Jing Zhao. “Arts-Based Charter Schools as Urban Redevelopment Catalysts: Santa Ana, California’s Orange County School of the Arts” (working paper, 2015).

Shannon, Brettany, & David C. Sloane. "Your Local Media Arts Organization: The Intersection of Media Arts, Organizational Mission, and Community Development" (working paper, 2015).

Theodori, Gene L., Cheryl L. Hudec, & Charlotte Drumm. “An Investigation of Arts-Based Rural Community Development” (working paper, 2015).

Grodach, Carl, Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, Nicole Foster, & James Murdoch III. "The Location Patterns of Artistic Cultures: A Metro- and Neighborhood-Level Analysis". Urban Studies (2014): 2822-2843. Free pre-print version. Accessed May 20, 2015.

Grodach, Carl, Nicole Foster, & James Murdoch III. "Gentrification and the Artistic Dividend: The Role of the Arts in Neighborhood Change". Journal of the American Planning Association 80 (2014): 21-35. Free pre-print version. Accessed May 20, 2015.

Ganning, Joanna. "Did White Collar Kill the Bohemia Star? Downtown Economic Restructuring and the Changing Composition of Arts Employment" (working paper, 2014).

Ganning, Joanna. "The Impact of the Arts on Downtown Redevelopment for a Traditional City: Executive Summary" (2014).

Ganning, Joanna. “The Relationship between the Arts and Downtown Redevelopment in a Shrinking City: A St. Louis Case Study.” Paper presented at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Philadelphia, PA, October 2014.

Melcher, Katherine. “Community-Built as a Professional Practice.” In Community-Built: Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place. Edited by Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, and Kristin Faurest, 23–37. Community Development Research and Practice Series. London: Routledge, 2017. Free pre-print version.

Niemi, Laura. "The Arts & Economic Vitality: Relationships Between the Arts, Entrepreneurship, & Innovation in the Workplace" (working paper, 2014).

Pieper, Katherine M., Marc Choueiti, & Stacy L. Smith. "Race and Ethnicity in Independent Films: Prevalence of Underrepresented Directors and the Barriers They Face" (working paper, 2014).

Harris, Christine, Margaret Collins, & Dennis Cheek. "America's Creative Economy: A Study of Recent Conceptions, Definitions, and Approaches to Measurement Across the USA" (2013).

Pedroni, Peter, and Stephen Sheppard. "Culture Shocks and Consequences: The Causal Link between the Arts and Economic Growth" (2013).