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Hans Hoegh-Guldberg

Hans Hoegh-Guldberg

Hans founded his own consulting firm, Economic Strategies Pty Ltd, in 1984, following 25 years with larger organisations. He specialised from the outset in applied cultural economics — one of his first major projects was The Australian Music Industry for the Music Board of the Australia Council (published in 1987), which also marks his first connection with Richard Letts who was the Director of the Music Board in the mid-1980s. Hans first assisted the Music Council of Australia in 2000 and between 2006 and 2008 proposed and developed the Knowledge Base, returning in an active capacity as its editor in 2011. In November 2013 the Knowledge Base was transferred to The Music Trust, with MCA's full cooperation. Between 2000 and 2010 Hans also authored or co-authored several major domestic and international climate change projects, using scenario planning techniques to develop alternative long-term futures. He has for several years been exploring the similarities between the economics of cultural and ecological change, and their continued lack of political clout which is to a large extent due to conventional GDP data being unable to measure the true value of our cultural and environmental capital. This was announced as a major scenario-planning project for The Music Trust in March 2014 (articles of particular relevance to the project are marked *, below).

Community Music and Festivals

Preamble This article describes one of 12 areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: Other Sources, outlining the potential and actual contribution of sources other than the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the music sector. Statistics There are

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Indigenous Music: Statistical Source

Preamble This article describes one of 12 areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: Other Sources, outlining the potential and actual contribution of sources other than the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the music sector. Statistics The main

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Output of Cultural Industries

Preamble Statistics Author References Preamble This article describes one of nine areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: ABS, outlining the contribution of the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the music sector. Statistics As part of the fundamental

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Cultural Trade

Preamble Statistics Author References Preamble This article describes one of nine areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: ABS, outlining the contribution of the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the music sector. Statistics This section of the 2011

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Arts Education

Preamble Statistics Author References Preamble This article describes one of nine areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: ABS, outlining the contribution of the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the music sector. Statistics Arts and Culture in Australia:

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Statistics in the Knowledge Base

Introduction One of the most important missions of this project is to make a major contribution to the statistics that is available on musical activities in Australia. The music sector is defined in the knowledge base to include not just

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Music Sector Participation and Involvement

Preamble Statistics Attendance Involvement More than Bums on Seats Limitations of Census Data The Music Sector Music Sector Statistics Generally Author References Preamble This article describes one of 12 areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: Other Sources, outlining the

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Health and Music

Preamble This note describes one of 12 areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: Other Sources, outlining the potential and actual contribution of sources other than the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the music sector. The indication is

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Brian Arthur and the “Second Economy”

Introduction The Second Economy How Fast is the Second Economy Growing? Impact on Jobs and Possible Outcomes Some Implications Author References Introduction The Irish-American economist W. Brian Arthur is a true polymath, with degrees in electrical engineering, operations research, mathematics,

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Overview of Music Statistics: 2. ABS

Preamble Role of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Nine Areas of ABS Music-related Data ABS Coverage Author References Preamble This article is part of a major research project extending from September through October 2011, identifying statistics published by the Australian

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Miscellaneous Other Statistical Sources

Preamble Possible Statistics Art Music Composers Music Criticism Music Libraries Music Museums The Diverse Work of Musicians Music and the World Wide Web International Perspectives Author References Preamble This note describes the last of 12 areas listed in Overview of

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Government and Private Sector Support

Preamble Government Support Private Sector Support Support to International Music Ventures Author References Preamble This article describes one of 12 areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: Other Sources, outlining the potential and actual contribution of sources other than the

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Funding by Government and Business

Preamble Government Private Sector Author References Preamble This article describes one of nine areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: ABS, outlining the contribution of the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the music sector.1 Government Public Funding of

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Other Cultural ABS Data

Preamble Statistical Areas Museums Libraries Film and Video Broadcasting Author References Preamble This article describes the last of nine areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: ABS, outlining the contribution of the Australian Bureau of Statistics to knowledge of the

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Overview of Music Statistics: 1. Introduction

Towards an Ideal Database This is the first of four related articles (each marked by the statistics logo to the right) reviewing the availability of numerical data on the music sector, the need for more comprehensive data, and possible ways

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Community Music Organisations

MCA’s Involvement Other Australia-Wide Organisations Community Music Victoria References Author MCA’s Involvement MCA is a prime information source as outlined in Overview of Music Statistics: Other Sources, provides a rich canvas ranging from community festivals, opportunities for performance, composition, recording,

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Note on Music Libraries and Librarians

Laurel Dingle, currently Music Librarian at the State Library of Queensland and a former MCA Councillor representing the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML) and the Australasian Sound Recordings Association (ASRA), noted in SWOT Analysis of Music Libraries in Australia:

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Note on Music Museums

A preliminary web search on 15-16 October 2011 suggests that the topic is worthy of an overview for Australia with international links (is the development in Australia in its infancy compared with the US and major European countries?): The knowledge

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The Nature of Music Sector Technology

This note invites contributions from readers on how new technological developments may impact on a future music sector. We hope that someone, indeed more than one person in the interest of nuanced analysis, will take up the challenge. The Nature

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Manufacture and Trade

Preamble Statistics Recording Industry Imports of Musical Instruments Cultural Tourism Author References Preamble This article describes one of 12 areas listed in Overview of Music Statistics: Other Sources, outlining the potential and actual contribution of sources other than the Australian

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