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Elisabetta Lazzaro

Professor of Creative Economy, HKU University of the Arts Utrecht

Elisabetta Lazzaro is Professor of Creative Economy at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht. Professor Lazzaro’s international career, publications, research and teaching focus on the economics, management, entrepreneurship and policy of the arts, culture and creative industries (CCIs), including: Smart valorisation, business and societal innovation, growth and resilience in and through the CCIs; technology transfer and digital arts, heritage and creativity; creative crossovers, CCIs' socio-economic impact, city and regional development and capacity building of culture; sustainable business models and financing (including crowdfunding); cultural practices, diversity and wellbeing; the art market; culture in international cooperation and external relations.

Professor Lazzaro is regularly invited as a guest speaker at 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 organisations, governments and institutions.