Creative Industries


Ruth Towse - Professor Towse is the Centre's Co-Director (Economics of Creative Industries)
Bahar Dagli - PhD Researcher
Elizabeth Bailey - PhD Researcher
Fabian Homberg - Senior Lecturer in Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour
Guo Biao - Visiting Fellow - 2018
Hyojung Sun - Research Assistant 2013-2015
Maurizio Borghi - Professor of Intellectual Property Law
Sheet music for Mozart's Coda Sonata in C Major Economic Survival in a Long Established Creative Industry: Strategies, Business Models and Copyright in Music Publishing - Project funded by the UK Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2014-2016 (research grant no. AH/L004666/1) The research aims to analyse the survival of music publishing industry over a long period of time as it adapted its products, marketing strategies and business models to new technologies and legislative changes. The analysis is expected to provide new... Read more »
Elizabeth the First, artist unknown Copyright Contracts and Earnings of Visual Creators - Study commissioned by DACS. The aim is to create an independently validated evidence base as a guide for policy makers, in particular in relationship to copyright issues in the digital environment. The core of the project was a survey carried out in summer 2010, covering professional profiles of visual creators, sources of earnings, contractual practices and trends over time.
Exploitation of TV Formats - Research Question: How are television formats traded in the absence of protection under copyright law? Why pay when you can copy for free? Methodology: Three Steps- 1. Creation and analysis of database of 59 reported format disputes between 1988 and 2008. 2. Semi-structured interviews with media sellers / buyers at 3 international TV trade fairs... Read more »
Authors’ Earnings from Copyright and Non-Copyright Sources - AUTHORS’ EARNINGS FROM COPYRIGHT AND NON-COPYRIGHT SOURCES: A SURVEY OF 25,000 BRITISH AND GERMAN WRITERS Martin Kretschmer and Philip Hardwick Released 13 July 2007 In 2005, the UK Collecting Society ALCS commissioned a comparative study on authors’ earnings from a team of lawyers and social scientists at CIPPM. The aim was to create an independently... Read more »
Ruth Towse “The impact of Covid 19 on the creative industries” November 25, 2020 - Online seminar - Wednesday 25 November 2020, 14.30
Economics of Copyright in the Cultural and Creative Industries March 11, 2020 - Workshop - 11 March 2020 - 9.30-17:00
Claudy Op den Kamp – Turning Your Film Into Mine. Filmmaking and the Quotation Exception February 11, 2020 - Research Seminar - Tuesday 11 February 2020, 16:00
Ruth Towse – Dealing with Digital. The Economic Organisation of Streamed Music November 20, 2019 - Research Seminar - Wednesday 20 November
Jose Bellido – Merchandising revisited April 4, 2019 - Public Lecture - Thursday 4 April 2019, 18:00

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What do we know about the impact of coronavirus on the creative industries? August 21, 2020 - An article by Professor Ruth Towse published in the Economics Observatory, 3 August 2010. Given the wide variation in how the products of the creative industries are made and consumed, the effects of Covid-19 are very different. And given the diversity of ways of working across the industries, so too are the measures needed to... Read more »
Economics of Copyright in the Cultural and Creative Industries – Call for Papers December 18, 2019 - Call for Papers for presentation at CIPPM one-day Workshop on 11 March 2020 and publication in the Journal of Cultural Economics
Ruth Towse – research visit to Australia September 5, 2018 - CIPPM co-director professor Ruth Towse has delivered a series of keynotes in Australia, in the course of a two-weeks research trip where she visited Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Here is her report of the visits. In addition to attending the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) conference which was held at RMIT, Melbourne, I linked... Read more »
Education Screening Event on Copyright & Creative Reuse at BFI January 22, 2018 - Together with Ronan Deazley (Queen’s University Belfast), Bartolomeo Meletti (CREATe, University of Glasgow / BFI), and Annabelle Shaw (BFI), CIPPM researcher Claudy Op den Kamp co-curated a one-day event at the BFI Southbank on 8 December 2017, on Copyright & Creative Reuse. The event explored the role of copyright in relation to creativity, film archives,... Read more »
Exploring International Copyright’s Gaps and Flexibilities October 21, 2017 - Ruth Towse took part in the Kernochan Center’s 2017 Symposium “Exploring International Copyright’s Gaps and Flexibilities” held at Columbia Law School, on October 6. The main theme of the Symposium was that international copyright treaties, particularly the Berne Convention and TRIPS may never be revised again, though the world has changed enormously since their promulgation.... Read more »

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