Arts Economics

Arts Economics is a research and consulting firm focused exclusively on the art economy. We carry out bespoke research and analysis on the fine and decorative art market for private and institutional clients. We also specialise in the analysis of arts-related policy, taxation and regulation for private and public sector bodies, assessing their impact on the art trade, artists’ incomes and the wider economy. Currently, our main strands of research cover macro-economic art market studies, economic impact studies, micro-level artist and sector analyses, and art finance and investment-related services. Arts Economics was founded by Dr Clare McAndrew, a cultural economist specialising in the arts, antiques and collectibles markets. Clare set up Arts Economics in 2005 to focus her efforts on art market research and analysis, and works with a network of private consultants and academic scholars in providing research and consulting services to the global art trade and financial sector.