Creating value in place: understanding the role, contribution and challenges of creative freelance work


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The creative industries are incredibly diverse, and include a very wide range of occupations and businesses from fashion or interior design to video game or dance companies. This diversity can make it hard to measure the value created by creative workers, as their way of working, their income, and the number of roles they play can vary considerably from one sub-sector to another. In this discussion paper, researchers from Coventry University and University of Warwick, investigate the full range of creative occupations, building an analytical framework to help policymakers better...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Labour market; Employment; Economics; Policy; Income

Keywords: Self employed; Human capital; Social aspects; Social capital; Employment pattern; Policy implications; Economic impact; Occupational research

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: [Coventry, England]: Coventry University, 2021

Physical description: 42 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 147.230

ISBN: 9781913095352

The related report, 'Mind the understanding gap: the value of creative freelancers' is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 147.230.

Resource type: Discussion paper

Document number: TD/TNC 147.231

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