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A Creative Block?: The future of the UK creative industries

A Creative Block?: The future of the UK creative industries

Benjamin Reid, Alexandra Albert and Laurence Hopkins
14 December 2010

Looking at the effect of major long- and short-term trends on the creative industries’ ability to assist the UK recovery, the report demonstrates how, despite unrivalled economic performance and their rightly-celebrated strengths, the UK creative industries are now under threat from a combination of recession-induced cuts, the global trends towards convergence and digitalisation, and concrete action from other governments to maximise the recovery-boosting economic potential of their own creative industries.

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