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John Davies

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Public value: how can it be measured, managed and grown?

This paper brings together views from Nesta on better ways of mapping and measuring public value. It considers many fields - from health and culture to public services - to find more rounded and realistic ways of capturing the many dimensions of value created by...
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The economic value of heritage: a benefit transfer study

Historic buildings form an important part of how people perceive and value their local area. This is recognised in the planning regime, where they receive protection through the designation of listed building and conservation area status. Some public-sector funding exists in the form of grants...
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Experimental culture: a horizon scan commissioned by Arts Council England

This paper is intended to serve as a prompt for Arts Council England’s consultation activity over the forthcoming months, with the intent of provoking a conversation with arts and cultural organisations about the changing context for their work.
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The net effect: using social media data to understand the impact of a conference on social networks

The research uses social media data from Twitter to develop a methodology for understanding the effects of events and conferences.
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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...