Marilena Vecco PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor

Biographical Note

Marilena Vecco is Assistant Professor of Cultural Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. In the Department for the Study of the Arts and Culture, she lectures in the MA Cultural Economics & Cultural Entrepreneurship. Her research focuses on cultural entrepreneurship, management with a special focus on cultural heritage (tangible and intangible) and art markets.

She holds a PhD in Economic Sciences at University Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne, a PhD in Economics of Institutions and Creativity at University of Turin (I) and a MBA executive in International Arts Management from the University of Salzburg Business School in collaboration with Columbia College, Chicago. Between 1999 and 2010 she was head of research of the International Center for Arts Economics (ICARE) and Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Cultural Economics and Art markets at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice.

Marilena has over 14 years of academic and professional experience as a researcher, lecturer and consultant. She has researched and consulted for several public and private organisations, including OECD, Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development, World Bank and The European Commission.


MEMBER OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND SCIENTIFIC BOARDS

Since 2012

Member of ICOMOS ISCEC (International Scientific Committee of Economics on Conservation)

Since 2011

Member of ICOMOS, Italy

Since 2008

Member of scientific board of the Journal of Cultural Heritage, CNR-Italy

Member of the scientific board of the yearly conference organised by
the European Academy of Bozen-Bolzano (EURAC research) and the
Innsbruck University School of Management

Since 2007

Member of ESA, Research Network for the Sociology of the Arts

Since 2002

Member of FOKUS, Austrian Society for Cultural Economics and
Policy Studies (Vienna, Austria)

Since 2000

Member of AIMAC - International Association of Arts and Cultural
Management

Since 1999

Member of ACEI - Association for Cultural Economics International


DISTINCTIONS

Research Fellow on Economics of Creativity, Economics and Management of Culture, Evaluation of Intangible Heritage, University Federico II of Naples.

Post-Doctoral Fellow at University Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne, City of Paris

Mobility PhD Fellowship for the French-Italian University for cotution PhD.


RESEARCH GRANTS

2013-2017

Marie Curie, IAPP project GLOCALFINEART (GLobal cOntemporary art market: the intrinsiC and sociologicAL components of FINancial and artistic valuE of ARTtworks), leader and scientific coordinator of the consortium.

2012

CEI BioTic Granada (Spanish national research grant), "Communication Strategies of Cultural Heritage through Contemporary Art", Co-investigator.

2011

IRVV (Istituto Regionale Ville Venete, Italy), Research grant, Valorisation of Venetian Villas, Principal investigator.

2009

ICARE Research grant, Cultural consumption patterns of Italian and Turkish students, Coordinator and principal investigator.

2003

Venice Biennale-ICARE Research Grant, Expectations and evaluations of exhibition services, Coordinator and co-investigator.

2001-2007

Italian National Research Council (CNR), research grant project on Cultural Heritage – target museums (museography and museology). Sub-project: Museums, economics and the history of ideas, Co-investigator.

1999-2004

Research grant for research on contemporary art markets and cultural organisation within the EGART (graduate programme on Economics and Management of Culture and Arts, University Ca' Foscari of Venice), Coordinator and co-investigator.

2000-2001

CIVITA Research Grant, Museum performances, Coordinator and co-investigator.


UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Erasmus University Rotterdam

2013-2014

CC9008

Money and the Arts

CC4107

Research Workshop Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

CC4115

Cultural Entrepreneurship

CC3106

Economics of Cultural Heritage

CC4105

Cultural Management

2012-2013

CC9008

Money the Arts and the Media

CC4107

Research Workshop Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

CC4115

Cultural Entrepreneurship

CC4105

Arts Management

CC4111

Cultural Economics: Theory

2011/2012

CC9008

Money the Arts and the Media

CC4115

Cultural Entrepreneurship

CC4107

Research Workshop Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

CC3073

Cultuurmanagement

CC4118

Cultural Organizations

 

2003/2011

Cultural Economics at the Graduation Program on Economics and Management of the Arts and Culture, Faculty of Economics, at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice, Italy

2008/2011

Cultural Economics and Fiscal system advanced at the Post-graduation Program on Economics and Management of the Arts and Culture, Faculty of Economics, at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice, Italy

1999/2011

Cultural Economics at the Graduation Program on Economics and Management of Tourist Services (EGeST), Faculty of Economics, at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice, Italy

2004/2009

Analysis of Art Markets, Graduation Program on Economics and Management of the Arts and Culture, Faculty of Economics, at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice, Italy

2006/2011

Cultural economics and Art markets at the Master in Economics and Management of Cultural Goods, University Ca' Foscari and Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris ESCP-EAP

2006/2007

Visiting Professor in Economie des enterprises culturelles, Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility, Université de Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France, 21st-31st October 2006, post doc program

2005/2008

Micro and Macroeconomics, Cultural Economics and Economics of Cultural Heritage at the Post graduated Master Degree in Economics and Techniques of the Conservation of Cultural and Environmental Heritage, University of Nova Gorica (Slovenia) and IUAV University of Architecture of Venice, Italy

2005/2006

Visiting professor in Economics of Cultural Enterprises at the Master on Cultural Products, University of Paris 1, Panthéon Sorbonne, November 2nd-12th November, Project Socrates-Erasmus Teaching Staff Mobility

2005/2008

Cultural Economics 1 at the Graduation Program on Economics and Management of the Arts and Culture, Faculty of Economics, at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice, Italy

2004/2005

Economics of Performing Arts at the Post Graduation Program on Economics and Management of Cultural Activities, Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, University La Cattolica – Sacro Cuore of Milan, Italy

2003/2004

Economics of Cultural Heritage at the School of Specialisation in Preservation and Management of Urban Building, University of Studies of Naples, Federico II

2002/2005

Cultural Economics at the Master Services Management (2nd level), Federico II, University of Naples, Faculty of Economics

Cultural Economics at the Council of Ministers School (Scuola di Pubblica Amministrazione)

2003/2005

Social History of Art, Graduation Program on Economics and Management of the Arts and Culture, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice, Italy


Supervision experience
Supervisor of undergraduate and post-graduate students in Economics and Management of the Arts and Culture (1999-2011), of Master students in Economics and Management of Cultural Goods, University Ca’ Foscari and Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris ESCP-EAP (2006-2011), and supervisor of PhD students in Economics and Techniques of the Conservation of Cultural and Environmental Heritage, University of Nova Gorica (SI) (2006-2008) and at in Conservation of Architectural and Environmental Assets, University Federico II of Naples (2008-2010).