Elisabetta has developed a unique international career in the economics, management and policy of the arts, culture and creative industries (CCI). Her publications, research and teaching focus on: Smart valorization, business and societal innovation, growth and resilience through the CCI; Art markets; Digitalization and technology transfer in the arts, heritage and creativity; Capacity building and socio-economic impact of culture in city and regional development; Cultural entrepreneurship, sustainable business models and financing (including crowdfunding); Cultural participation, diversity and wellbeing; Culture in international cooperation and external relations

Elisabetta is regularly invited as a keynote speaker in many universities and symposia worldwide. She is Executive Board Member of the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) and sits in several scientific and steering committees of major international, European and national cultural organisations and institutions, and governments

Elisabetta holds a PhD in Economics jointly from the Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France and the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, a Master in Economics & Culture from Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne University and a Master in Business Economics from Ca’ Foscari Venice University, Italy, in addition to other degrees and fellow studies in economics and the arts in Europe, the USA and Australia. She has formerly been professor of cultural economics at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands, Free University of Brussels, and Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA.

Teaching:

  • Cultural Economics, International MBA in Arts & Cultural Management (in partnership with PSB Paris School of Business) and International MBA in Art Collecting Management
  • Financing Culture, International MBA in Arts & Cultural Management (in partnership with PSB Paris School of Business)

 

Publications:

  • Lazzaro E., Moureau N., Turpin A. (eds.), Tools for the Future: Researching Art Market Practices from Past to Present, Routledge, London (forthcoming).
  • Lazzaro E., Moureau N., “Artists' promotion and internationalisation: A fair's perspective”, in in E. Lazzaro, N. Moureau, A. Turpin (eds.), Tools for the Future: Researching Art Market Practices from Past to Present, Routledge, London (forthcoming).
  • Lazzaro E., Miyamoto B. “Key Players and tactical bought-ins: innovative practices resisting a maturing market”, in E. Lazzaro, N. Moureau, A. Turpin (eds.), Tools for the Future: Researching Art Market Practices from Past to Present, Routledge, London (forthcoming).
  • Lazzaro E. (2020), “Art at the crossroads between creativity, innovation, digital technology and business. With a case study”, in T. Bille, A. Mignosa, R. Towse (eds.), Teaching Cultural Economics, Teaching Economics. series, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, pp. 238-244 (ISBN 978-1-78897-073-0).
  • Fontainha, E., Lazzaro E. (2019), Cultural and creative entrepreneurs in financial crises: Sailing against the tide?, Scientific Annals of Economics and Business, vol. 66, pp. 73-89.
  • Lazzaro E., Moureau N. (2019), “Art, trade and artistic diversity in eventful and innovative cities”, in A.B. Braidt, A. Garcia Lopez, R. Turner (eds) Resilience and the City. Art, Education, Urbanism, pp. 187-193 (ISBN 978-90-810357-8-1).
  • Lazzaro E., Noonan D. (2019), “US vs. EU regulatory frameworks of crowdfunding for the arts and culture”, in Schiuma, G., Demartini, P., Yan, M.-Y. (eds.), Knowledge Ecosystems and Growth - Proceedings of the 14th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics, pp. 2059-2071 (ISBN 978-88-96687-12-3).
  • Lazzaro E. (2019), Selected entries on the market for contemporary and modern art, in Nathan, J. (ed.), Art Market Dictionary, Walter de Gruyter Academic Publishing, Berlin.
  • de Graaf, F.J., Lazzaro, E., Bhansing, P.V, Heinsius, J., Huibers, F., Ramselaar, A. (2019), Capturing value by creatives. How to unite the cultural and entrepreneurial soul. Amsterdam: Hogeschool van Amsterdam. 28 pages.
  • Lazzaro E. (2019), “L. Zan, B. Yu, J. Yu and H. Yan: Heritage Sites in Contemporary China. Cultural Policies and Management Practices”, Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society, 50(1), pp. 67–68.
  • Aguado, L.F., Lazzaro, E., Palma L., Osorio A.M. (2018), “Newspaper reading as a form of cultural participation: The case of Colombia”, Review of Economics & Finance, vol. 41, n. 1, pp. 40-54.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2018), “Prospettive economiche delle tecnologie dell’informazione per il patrimonio culturale e la creatività”, Knowledge Transfer Review, n. 1 - Focus on Cultural and Creative Industries, pp. 106-116 (ISBN 9788894404302).
  • Lazzaro E., Moureau N. (2018), “Le profil des foires européennes selon les galeries qui y participent”, Le Journal des Arts, n. 504, p. 37.
  • Lazzaro E., Moureau N. (2018), “Art Basel, analyse d’une foire à succès”, Le Journal des Arts, n. 503, p. 36.
  • Lazzaro E., Moureau N. (2018), “Comment les foires satellites tournent autour de Bâle”, Le Journal des Arts, n. 503, p. 37.
  • Lazzaro E., Moureau N. (2018), “Les foires d’art contemporain, un phénomène très occidental”, Le Journal des Arts, n. 502, p. 38.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2018), “Bruno Frey and Jana Gallus: Honours versus money. The economics of awards”, Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 42, n. 4, pp. 717-719.
  • Lazzaro, E., Frateschi, C. (2017), “Couples’ arts participation: Assessing individual and joint time use”, Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 40, n.1, pp. 47-69.
  • Lazzaro, E., “Creative Entrepreneurs” (2017), in Doyle J.E., Mickov B. (eds.) Culture, Innovation and the Economy, Routledge, London, pp. 33-37 (ISBN 978-1-13-821901-4).
  • Lazzaro, E., Moureau N. (2017), “Foires européennes, plus cosmopolites, moins diversifiées”, Le Journal des Arts, Cahier n. 2 Marché du n. 486, p. 6.
  • Gustafsson, C., Lazzaro, E. (2017), Expert analysis of the Thematic Area of Culture, Cultural Heritage and Creative Industries to EIT’s Strategic Innovation Agenda, European Institute of Innovation and Technology, European Union, Budapest, 13 pages.
  • Amez, L., Lazzaro, E., Mauri, C., Vlegels, J., Ysebaert, W. (2017), The Cultural & Creative Sectors in the Brussels-Capital Region, Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, 55 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E., Mulder, N. (2017), How to Design an Artefact? Design Science Research from the Organisational Perspective of the Creative Industries, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, 100 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E., Frateschi, C. (2016), “The arts alone or together? Time use as a measurement of the value of the arts”, Economists Talks Art.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2016), Creative Economy, Inaugural Lecture, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Utrecht.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2016), Research for CULT Committee: Creative Europe - Culture sub-programme: First experiences with the implementation of the new programme, European Parliament, Brussels, 53 pages (ISBN 978-92-823-9417-5).
  • Lazzaro, E., Moureau, N., Vidal, M. (2015), What drives the VIPs of the art world? Collectors in the light of textual analysis, Cátedra Corona - University of Los Andes - Faculty of Management, Bogota, 30 pages.
  • Brandt-Grau, A., Busquin, P., Clausse, G., Gustafsson, C., Kolar, J., Smith, B., Spek, T., Thurley, S., Tufano, F. (2015), Getting cultural heritage to work for Europe - H2020 Expert Group in Cultural heritage - Final Report, European Commission, Brussels, 25 pages (ISBN 978-92-79-46046-3).
  • Lazzaro, E., Lowies, J.G. (2015), Le poids économique des industries culturelles et créatives en Wallonie et à Bruxelles, Institut wallon de l’évaluation, de la prospective et de la statistique (IWEPS), Namur, 71 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E., Lowies, J.G. (2015), Le poids économique des industries culturelles et créatives en Wallonie et à Bruxelles  - Note Méthodologique, Institut wallon de l’évaluation, de la prospective et de la statistique (IWEPS), Namur, 48 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E., “Newspaper reading” (2014), in Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 5406-5417 (ISBN 9789400707542).
  • Lazzaro, E., Moureau, N. (2013), “Auctioneer vs. commissaire priseur: The carnival mirror of professional regulation in the international art market”, European Journal of Comparative Economics, vol. 10, n. 2, pp. 159-176.
  • Lazzaro, E., Fontainha, E. (2013), “Time and wellbeing in arts and media participation: Disentangling Americans’ quality of experience”, 12th International Conference of Management of the Arts and Culture (AIMAC), Proceedings, 13 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E., Z. Voss (2010), “Assessing Citizens and Visitors’ Awareness, Sharing of Meaning and Engagement in Dallas Public Art”, ESA Research Network Sociology of Culture Midterm Conference: Culture and the Making of Worlds, 14 pages.
  • Frateschi, C., Lazzaro, E., Palma, L. (2009), “A comparative econometric analysis of museum attendance by locals and foreigners: The cases of Padua and Seville” Estudios de Economía Aplicada, vol. 27, n. 1, pp. 337-360.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2008), “La valeur de l’originalité dans les multiples de Rembrandt”, in Raux S., Surlapierre N., Tonneau-Ryckelynck D. (eds.), L'estampe, un art multiple à la portée de tous ?, Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, Lille, pp. 65-76 (ISBN 2277301604).
  • Frateschi, C., Lazzaro, E. (2008), “Attendance to cultural events and spousal influences: the Italian case” “Marco Fanno” Working Paper n. 84, 14 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2007), “Effects of national policies on the demand for music education: Evidence from Belgium”, The UNESCO Observatory e-Journal, 16 pages (ISSN 1835 – 2776).
  • Lazzaro, E. (2007), “Assessing art as an investment: Applying hedonic value analysis to prints”, Wealthbriefing.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2006), Assessing quality in cultural goods: The hedonic value of originality in Rembrandt’s prints”, Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 30, n.1 pp. 15-40 (ISSN 0885-2545).
  • Lazzaro, E. (2006), “Originalità, copie e mercato dell’arte”, in Frateschi C., Mistri M. (eds.), I valori dell’arte, Carocci, Rome, pp. 75-93 (ISBN 9788843039357).
  • Lazzaro, E. (2006), “El análisis de la diversidad en la demanda cultural a partir de los elementos teóricos y metodológicos de la economía de la cultura”, Cuadernos de Economía de la Cultura, pp. 85-88.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2005), Essays in Cultural Economics, PhD Thesis, University Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Paris and Brussels.
  • Lazzaro, E., Moureau, N., Sagot-Duvauroux, D. (2004), “From the market of copies to the market of fakes: Adverse selection and moral hazard in the market of artistic paintings”, in Mossetto G., Vecco M. (eds.), The Economics of Copying and Counterfeiting, F. Angeli, Milan, pp. 93-118 (ISBN 9788846460424).
  • Lazzaro, E. (2004), Building blocks for future organisational models for the coordination of heritage digitisation in Europe, Dutch Ministry of Culture, Education and Science & 2004 EU Dutch Presidency, The Hague, 35 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2003), “Programmi europei: Opportunità di finanziamento per biblioteche ed archivi”, Biblioteconomia, Fund Raising e Servizi Bibliotecari - 13° Seminario Angela Vinay, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, pp. 55-60.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2000), “An analysis of the impact of differentiation strategies on market share”, Artists’ Career Development, Artists’ Labour Markets, Support and Policies for Artists - International Symposium, Tokyo 28-30 May 1999, ACEI/JACE – Proceedings, The Japan Association of Cultural Economics, Tokyo, pp. 113-121.
  • Lazzaro, E. (2000), “Le tariffe dei servizi pubblici locali: Loro impatto sul consumatore ed effetti sulle gestioni”, in Di Porto A., Lacchini M. and Mossetto G. (eds.), Relazione sui Servizi Pubblici nella Città di Roma, Authority for Local Public Utilities of the Municipality of Rome, Rome, pp. I-XIII, 1-153.
  • Lazzaro, E. (1999), “The intermediaries of contemporary art: An analysis of the impact of differentiation strategies on market share”, in Uusitalo L., Moisander J. (eds.), 5th International Conference on Arts & Cultural Management (AIMAC), Helsinki 13-17 June 1999 – Proceedings, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, pp. 103-108.
  • Lazzaro, E., Mossetto, G. (1997), “Le determinanti dei prezzi delle opere d'arte”, in Candela G., Benini M. (eds.), Produzione e Circolazione dell'Informazione nel Mercato dell'Arte, CLUEB, Bologna, pp. 41-58 (ISBN 9788880914310).
  • Lazzaro, E., Russo, A.P., Van Der Borg, J. (1997), Applicazione della telematica all’offerta turistica veneziana come strumento di politica regolatrice dei flussi di visitatori, ICARE and Telecom Italia, Venice, 145 pages.
  • Lazzaro, E. (1996), “The market appreciation of a contemporary painter: An investigation through auction records”, in Quine M. and H. Laszlo (eds.), International Conference on Arts & Cultural Management (AIMAC) – London, July 1995 – Proceedings, Department of Arts Policy & Management, City University, London, pp. 143-152.