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Arts an Economic Asset
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Author:  ncgnet [ Wed May 23, 2007 6:52 am ]
Post subject:  Arts an Economic Asset

The Boston Globe has an article by Laurence Arnold, Bloomberg News, headlined Study: Arts are an economic asset.
Nonprofit arts groups, including museums, orchestras, theaters and dance companies, contributed $166.2 billion and 5.7 million jobs to the US economy in 2005, according to an advocacy group urging more funding for the arts.

The numbers undercut a common belief that spending on arts and culture comes at the expense of economic development, said Randy Cohen , vice president of policy and research at Americans for the Arts, which released the report yesterday.

Author:  LMCtech [ Wed May 23, 2007 10:55 am ]
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Can we please send this directly to Mr. Bush and Mr. Rove? Not that they'd believe it....

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