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WIPO E WIPO/IP/IND/GE/07/4 ORIGINAL: English DATE: October 23, 2007 WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION GENEVA WIPO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES Geneva, October 29 and 30, 2007 A NEW ECONOMICS FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AND DEVELOPMENT Document 1 prepared by Professor Stuart Cunningham, Director, Australian Research Council Centre (ARC), Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia DRAFT 1 The views expressed in this document are those of the author, and not necessarily those of the WIPO Secretariat or its Member States.
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WIPO/IP/IND/GE/07/4 page 2 NOT FOR CIRCULATION BEYOND WIPO CONFERENCE 29-30 October 2007 A new economics for creative industries and development * Stuart Cunningham Professor Stuart Cunningham is Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, based at Queensland University of Technology (http://www.cci.edu.au/cunningham/index.php). This centre draws on contributions across the humanities, creative arts and social sciences to help build a more dynamic and inclusive innovation system in Australia. He is known for his contributions to media, communications and cultural studies and works to promote their relevance to industry practice and government policy. He is the author or editor of several books and major reports, including Framing Culture (1992), New Patterns in Global Television (1996), Australian Television and International Mediascapes (1996) , Floating Lives: The Media and Asian Diasporas (2001), The Australian TV Book (2001) and The Media and Communications in Australia (4th ed, 2006). His essay, What Price a Creative Economy? was published in 2006. He has written extensively on creative industries and innovation; select recent publications can be accessed at http://eprints.qut.edu.au/view/person/Cunningham,_Stuart.html . He is currently President of the Council for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) and a Chair of the Humanities and Creative Arts panel of the Australian Research Council (ARC)’s College of Experts. He has served as a Commissioner of the Australian Film Commission; Chair of QPIX, Queensland's Screen Development Centre; and Treasurer of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. * This paper is based on Stuart Cunningham, John Banks and Jason Potts, ‘Cultural economy: the shape of the field’, Helmut Anheier and Raj Isar eds, Cultural Economy, Sage, forthcoming 2008.
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WIPO/IP/IND/GE/07/4 page 3 Argument We need a different economic framework than those which dominate if we wish to bring closer together the diverse agendas of those who look to culture and creativity as supports for economic development, whether that is in advanced or developing regions. Through a consideration of different models of the relation of culture to the economy, this
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