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Jason Potts

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Jason Potts is an economic theorist who specialises in problems of economic growth and change. He works in areas of economic evolution, technological change, institutional economics, economics of innovation, economics of cities, and the economics of cultural and creative industries. His current research focuses on innovation in the commons, and on global innovation policy.
Potts is a Professor of Economics at RMIT University, as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Queensland, and an Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. He was the 2000 winner of the International Joseph A Schumpeter Prize, has published over 60 articles and six books. He is currently an editor of Journal of Institutional Economics, and Innovation: Management, Practice and Policy.


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Research report

14 Mar 2017

In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like its Pilbara...

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14 Mar 2017

In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like its Pilbara...

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04 Nov 2013

Last year the Australian Bureau of Statistics did the maths – government spends about A$7 billion annually in Australia on arts and culture. The exact dollar figure...

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04 Apr 2013

What makes a great city? This is the question that the construction of world city or global city indexes has sought to answer.

The CCI Creative City Index (CCI-CCI) is a new approach to the measurement and ranking of creative global cities. It is constructed over eight...

Journal article

03 May 2012

A distinct Australian identity is developing in the west. It comes from the Pilbara as a product of the mining industry, along with iron ore and our ‘comparative advantage'. By propping up Australia's economy in hard times, the mining industry is shaping notions of what this land is good for...

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29 Feb 2012

The CCI Creative City Index (CCI-CCI) is a new approach to the measurement and ranking of creative global cities.

It is constructed over eight principal dimensions, each with multiple distinct elements. Some of these dimensions are familiar from other global city indexes,...

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04 May 2011

This paper proposes a new model for innovation policy that clearly distinguishes it from industrial policy.

The authors challenge the idea, implicit in much existing practice, that governments operate levers that affect innovation in predictable ways, and argue that...

Research report

01 Apr 2011

There are cultural costs and benefits associated with where one chooses to live in Australia.

City living, for example, offers proximity to a greater range of cultural opportunities but carries higher costs of living than in a smaller town. Better access and variety is...

Discussion paper

23 Apr 2009

This paper sets out an argument that behavioural biases and heuristics can make it difficult for small and medium‐sized firms to adopt best practice innovation processes that are necessary for competitive advantage.

It further argues that innovation services provided by creative...

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07 Oct 2008

We propose a new definition of the creative industries in terms of social network markets. The current definition of the creative industries is based on an industrial classification that proceeds in terms of the creative nature of inputs and the intellectual property nature of outputs. We...

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