Professor of Economics, Rhodes University
Jen Snowball is a full professor of Economics at Rhodes University, with a PhD in Economics from the same university. She is also a researcher at the National Cultural Observatory in South Africa. Her research interests are focused in the fields of cultural economics (or the economics of arts and culture), as well as environmental and natural resource economics, local economic development and tourism economics.
There is growing interest in the creative economy in emerging markets in terms of its impact on employment and economic growth, as well as social and cultural impacts. In South Africa, for example, a recent study by the...