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Strand 2: Economics

  • Explore the role of local government in valuing and nurturing talent and how economists can assess the role of street performers in contributing to a creative city. 
  • Investigate the economic model of exchange between the busker and the audience such as demand, supply, willingness to pay, externalities and free-riders, and investigate busking as a legitimate livelihood model. 
  • Employ innovation to assess how both the audiences and the artists make decisions and what is valued by both parties in the exchange.