Peter Higgs


The geography of the UK's creative and high-tech economies

In our 2013 study, A Dynamic Mapping of the UK’s Creative Industries, we noted that concepts like the ‘creative industries’ and ‘creative economy’ – indeed ‘creativity’ itself – although widely used by policymakers, lacked sufficiently clear and rigorous definitions. The report aimed to address this...

Dynamic mapping of the UK's creative industries

Dynamic Mapping of the UK’s Creative Industries (125), by Hasan Bakhshi, Peter Higgs and Alan Freeman of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI), adopts a definition of creative occupation as ones with “a role within the creative process that brings...

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Getting creative in healthcare: the contribution of creative activities to Australian healthcare

Executive summary Creative skills are widely distributed across economies, but their contributions to economic performance and social outcomes and their role in enabling nations and institutions to respond to competitive and other pressures are not well understood.