International comparative mapping of the creative industries
NESTA have awarded for the project of £30K concerned with an international measure of the creative industries, Andy Pratt, a leading expert of the measurement of the creative industries, and the international analysis of the cultural economy, is part of this team. The project is led by NIESR (national institute of economic and social research). The project aim is to provide a comparison of the scale and character of UK’s employment in the creative economy with those North America and a selection of EU countries using a metric of ‘creative intensity’ developed by NESTA. Such a cross-national comparison linked to this specific methodology has not been done before. The team includes Andy Pratt from CCI at City, as well as academics from Toronto and Southampton Universities working with NIESR.