A Dynamic Mapping of the UK’s Creative Industries
A Dynamic Mapping of the UK’s Creative Industries by Authors Hasan Bakhshi, Alan Freeman and Peter Higgs.
Published in December 2012.
This paper argues that, despite its strengths, the UK Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) classification of the creative industries contains inconsistencies which need to be addressed to make it fully fit for purpose. It presents an improved methodology which retains the strengths of the DCMS’s approach while addressing its deficiencies. We focus on creative intensity: the proportion of total employment within an industry that is engaged in creative occupations.
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