Areas of Expertise
Cultural economics, policy and administration, nonprofit organizations, tax policy, current research concerns cultural districts and tax policy toward nonprofit organizations and charitable donations.
Michael Rushton’s expertise and teaching is in economics, management and public policy of the arts. His publications include articles on such topics as public funding for the arts, the role of nonprofit organizations, taxation, copyright, freedom of expression, and arts and local development.
He is the editor of Creative Communities: Art Works in Economic Development and the author of Strategic Pricing for the Arts. Before joining Indiana University in 2006, he held faculty positions in Canada, the U.S. and Australia and served as a senior policy advisor to the government of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.View full bio
Updated on: August 30, 2019