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07/30/2014Shawn Ritenour
 

Volume 6, No. 2 (Summer 2003)

 

In sum, Economics and Culture is a serious attempt to bring economic analysis to bear on cultural issues. It is a fine survey of the cultural economics literature and makes a number of good isolated insights regarding the survival of culture. However, these strengths are ultimately more than offset by ambiguous analysis and arbitrary assumptions. The reader still awaits a satisfying economic analysis of culture.

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Ritenour, Shawn. "Economics and Culture by David Throsby" The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 6, No. 2 (Summer 2003): 103–106

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