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Meg Ekins

RMIT University, Melbourne

Meg Elkins is a senior lecturer in economics at the School of Economics, Finance, and Marketing at RMIT University. Her research with buskers seeks to understand how new technologies can be used to help artists create more sustainable livelihoods.

Meg’s work with artists and buskers has been published in the Journal of Cultural Economics, City, Culture and Society and Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. She is also a non-executive board of the ‘Busking Project’ CIC.

Her research partnerships include the City of Melbourne and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She is also the editor of the book Behavioural Business: The Psychology of Decisions in Economy, Business and Policy Contexts (2023). Meg is a regular print, radio and television commentator on behavioural economic insights to cultural activities.