Ekonomiczno-społeczne uwarunkowania popytu na dobra i usługi kultury oraz ich konsumpcji

Author: Iwona Malinowska
Institution: Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie
Year of publication: 2013
Source: Show
Pages: 175-199
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/kie.2013.02.09
PDF: kie/95/kie9509.pdf

Economic and Social Conditions of Demand for Cultural Goods and Services and Their Consumption

The paper contains the demand side of the market for cultural goods and services, with a focus on performing arts especially the analysis of their consumption from the demand theory, which attempts to explain the motives and consequences of consumers’ decisions. The consumption of cultural goods and services is determined by many factors, and their identification is the purpose of this study. Among them there are social determinants, including education and age of consumers and economic, such as price and income. The starting point for the analysis is fact that cultural goods and services in the economy are normal goods, so the demand for them increases with increasing consumer income and decreases with the demand decrease. They are also luxury goods, which means they are purchased only when the amount of income will satisfy customers’ basic needs. The paper contains also review of results of research conducted by foreign authors to demand determinants for cultural goods and services. Selected determinants are presented using statistical data on participation in culture of citizens of the European Union. However it was not possible to present an insightful analyzed of determinants and their dynamics because of limited availability of data.


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