Find resources related to the creative economy and information about how states measure and contribute to policies supporting economic development.
Creative Economy Resources
- Creative Economy State Profiles
- Facts & Figures on the Creative Economy
- State Arts Agencies and Creative Economy Research: Frequently Asked Questions
- Interactive Database of State Creative Economy Studies
- Rural Prosperity
- National Governors Association Center for Best Practices Arts Policy Publications
State arts agencies increasingly are taking a leadership role in establishing policies to cultivate place based economic development and community revitalization through arts and culture.
Cultural districts offer one mechanism to attain these goals by unifying multiple businesses, organizations and the community in areas with potentially significant cultural resources.