Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2017

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190657895

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The Economics of American Art

Issues, Artists and Market Institutions

Robert B. Ekelund Jr., John D. Jackson, and Robert D. Tollison

  • Provides insight into how the art market, including auctions, function and what attributes get rewarded by higher prices and greater return
  • Includes important discussions of the disturbing issues of art crime, money laundering with art, fakes and fraud, each of which is analyzed for their costs and benefits
  • Sheds light on bubbles, herd behavior, artist productivity and other general phenomena

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