In Recession, Will Cultural Sector Be An Economic Leader?

“Could the creative industries provide innovative models which will make this sector not just resilient in the current economic climate, but allow it to flourish? There are economists who think this is happening already. Recent research from the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (Nesta) suggests that the cultural sector will grow by 4% between 2009 and 2013 – double the estimate for the rest of the economy.”