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Below is the state, regional and national creative economy research published between 2000 and today that has been collected by NASAA. NASAA also has some research from prior to 2000, roughly the date when most research was released in digital form, which is available upon request.

To provide a link update, contact Paul Pietsch.

Updated February 2013

State Studies

Alabama

Creative Industries Profile
South Arts. 2011.

The Economic Impact of the Arts in Alabama
Alabama State Council on the Arts. 2002.

Alaska

Alaska State Council on the Arts CVITM Report 2011
WESTAF. 2011.

Alaska's Creative Vitality 2009
Alaska State Council on the Arts. 2010.

Arizona

Impact: Arts and Culture in Arizona
Arizona Cultural Data Project Task Force. 2013.

Arkansas

Unveiling the Creative Economy in Arkansas
Regional Technology Strategies. 2009.

Deep Roots, High Hopes: Foundations of Arkansas' Creative Economy
Regional Technology Strategies. 2008.

Ducks, Documentaries and Design: Tales from Arkansas' Creative Economy
Regional Technology Strategies. 2008.

Creativity in the Natural State: Growing Arkansas' Creative Economy
Regional Technology Strategies. 2007.

California

2013 Otis Report on the Creative Economy
Otis College of Art and Design. 2014

Creative Vitality Index
WESTAF. 2009.

The Arts: A Competitive Advantage for California II
California Arts Council. 2004.

Colorado

The State of Colorado's Creative Economy
Regional Technology Strategies. 2008.

Connecticut

Arts and Economic Prosperity IV - Connecticut
Department of Economic and Community Development / Americans for the Arts. 2012.

The Economic Impact of the Arts, Film, History, and Tourism Industries in Connecticut
Connecticut Division on Culture and Tourism. 2006.

District of Columbia

Creative Economy Strategy for the District of Columbia
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. 2014.

The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations and Their Audiences in the Greater Washington, DC, Region
Americans for the Arts. 2012.

Creative Capital: The Creative DC Action Agenda
DC Office of Planning and the Washington, DC Economic Partnership. 2010.

Georgia

Creative Industries Profile
South Arts. 2011.

Hawai'i

Hawaii's Creative Industries: Update Report 2014
Hawai'i Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. 2014.

Illinois

Arts Impact
Illinois Arts Council. 2010.

Indiana

State of Indiana Facts and Figures
Indiana Arts Commission. 2009.

Iowa

Analysis of the Economic and Place Impacts of the Iowa Great Places Program
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. 2010.

The Economic Impact of the Arts in Iowa - A Demonstration Project of Selected Counties
University of Northern Iowa. 2008.

The Creative Economy in Iowa
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. 2003.

Kentucky

Kentucky Creative Industry Report
Kentucky Arts Council. 2014.

Public Value Report
Kentucky Arts Council. 2013.

Creative Industries Profile
South Arts. 2011.

Louisiana

Creative Industries Profile
South Arts. 2011.

The Economic Importance of Louisiana's Cultural Economy: An Update
Mt. Auburn Associates. 2010.

Louisiana: Where Culture Means Business
State of Louisiana, Office of the Lt. Governor, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of Cultural Development, Louisiana Division of the Arts. 2005.

Maine

Maine Museums: An Economic Impact Study
Maine Arts Commission. 2010.

Snapshots of Maine's Arts & Cultural Sector
Maine Arts Commission. 2008.

People, Place, and Prosperity: 1st Report of the Governor's Council on Maine's Quality of Place
Maine State Planning Office. 2007.

Maine's Creative Economy Community Handbook
Maine Department of Economic and Community Development. 2006.

The Creative Economy in Maine: Measurement and Analysis
Maine Arts Commission. 2004.

Maryland

Maryland Arts and Entertainment Districts Impact Analysis: FY 2013
Regional Economic Studies Institute, Towson University, 2014

Economic Impact of the Arts in Maryland: FY2011
Maryland State Arts Council. 2012.

Massachusetts

Supporting the Creative Industries of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Creative Economy Council. 2012.

Economic Development: The Public Benefit
Massachusetts Cultural Council. 2010.

The Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund
Massachusetts Cultural Council. 2010.

Mississippi

Creative Industries Profile
South Arts. 2011.

Realizing the Economic Potential of Creativity in Mississippi
Mississippi Arts Commission. 2011.

Realizing the Economic Potential of Creativity in Mississippi
Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi Arts Commission.

Montana

The Economic Impact of Montana Artists
Montana Arts Council. 2005.

Clusters of Creativity: Innovation and Growth in Montana
Regional Technology Strategies. 2003.

The Role of Non-Profit Arts Organizations in Montana's Economy
Montana Arts Council. 2002.

New Mexico

Building on the Past, Facing the Future: Renewing the Creative Economy of New Mexico
University of New Mexico: Bureau of Business & Economic Research. 2014.

Cultural Entrepreneurship: At the Crossroads of People, Place, and Prosperity
Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship. 2010.

On Fertile Ground
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. 2006.

New Mexico Arts: Nurturing the State Economy
WESTAF. 2005.

New York

Culture Builds New York
Alliance for the Arts. 2007.

Arts as an Industry: The Economic Impact on New York City and New York State
Alliance for the Arts. 2006.

North Carolina

Creative Industries Profile
South Arts. 2011.

Creative Workforce Profiles
North Carolina Arts Council.

Economic Contribution of the Creative Industry in North Carolina
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. 2009.

Arts, Culture, and Design in Rural North Carolina
Regional Technology Strategies. 2007.

The Creation and Pilot Testing of a Model to Estimate the Economic Impact of the HomegrownHandmade Internet Web Site Promotion
Vogelsong and Evans, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, East Carolina University. 2007.

The Role of the Arts and Design in North Carolina's Economy: Clusters of Creativity
Regional Technology Strategies. 2007.

Just the Ticket! The Arts Make Money in North Carolina
North Carolina Arts Council. 2004.

Oregon

Creative Vitality in Oregon: 2006 - 2011
Oregon Arts Commission

Tennessee

Creative Industries Profile
South Arts. 2011.

Vermont

The Economic Footprint of the Arts in Vermont
Main Street Landing. 2010.

Virginia

The Arts = Business For Virginia
Virginians for the Arts. 2010.

Virginia's Creative Economy
Mayer and Holzheimer. 2009.

Washington

Creative Vitality in Washington State
Washington State Arts Commission. 2013.

Creative Vitality in Washington State: 2010 Update
Washington State Arts Commission. 2011.

West Virginia

Culture, Creativity, and Innovation: West Virginia in the New Economy
Create West Virginia. 2007.

The West Virginia Crafts Study: The Impact of Crafts on the State Economy
West Virginia Development Office, Small Business Development Division. 2002.

Wisconsin

Economic Impact of the Arts in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Arts Board. 2007.

Wyoming

Wyoming 2011 Creative Economy.
WESTAF. 2011.

National Reports

Creative Industries: State Reports
Americans for the Arts. 2014.

Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account
(U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and National Endowment for the Arts)

Creative Placemaking
National Endowment for the Arts. 2010.

Creative Vitality Index
WESTAF. 2010.

Arts & Economic Prosperity IV
Americans for the Arts. 2007.

Regional Reports

Creative Industries in the South
South Arts. 2012

New England's Creative Economy: Nonprofit Sector Impact
New England Foundation for the Arts. 2011.

New England's Creative Economy: The Nonprofit Sector
New England Foundation for the Arts. 2009.

State Economic Development and the Creative Economy: Looking Forward
WESTAF. 2008.

The Creative Economy: A New Definition
New England Foundation on the Arts. 2007.

Creative Economy Research in New England: A Reexamination
New England Foundation on the Arts. 2006.

New England's Creative Economy: The State of the Public Cultural Sector - 2005 Update
New England Foundation on the Arts. 2006.

From Blues to Benton to Bluegrass
Southern Legislative Conference. 2006.

More Than a Song and Dance
Southern Legislative Conference. 2000.

Updated Fall 2014


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