These analyses show that, first, instrumental strategies have a positive impact on creative class localization; second, these strategies have a positive impact on local income regardless of the presence of a creative class, and moreover, the impact of a creative class on local income depends on the orientation of cultural strategies. This implies that the impact of creativity on local development is contextual according to the nature of local cultural strategies.
This study has been developed within the framework of the project “The cultural dynamic cities” (CSO2008-04288) founded by the Spanish National Research Programme (Department of Science and Innovation, Government of Spain). More details in www.upo.es/cspl/scenes.
Rodríguez-García, M.J., Mora, C.M. and Navarro Yáñez, C.J. (2014), "Cultural Strategies, Creativity, and Local Development in Spain", Can Tocqueville Karaoke? Global Contrasts of Citizen Participation, the Arts and Development (Research in Urban Policy, Vol. 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 121-134. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-352020140000011021Download as .RIS
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