publications

On this page, you can find publications of studies and reports.

The Economic Impact of Music in Europe – Oxford Economics

The IFPI, the trade body representing the recording industry worldwide, commissioned a report on the economic impact of music in Europe. This report quantifies the gross value added, employment and tax contributions the music sector made to the economies of the 27 Member States of the European Union (EU27)...

Feasibility study for the establishment of a European Music Observatory (EMO) – Summary

Together with 11 other European music organisations, Live DMA is part of the advisory board of the feasibility study investigating a possible future full-scale establishment of a data collection organisation called The Observatory as a core strategic resource to drive relevance and value for future policy actions in the music portfolio and across the sector....

The Global Nighttime Recovery Plan

In response to the severe and increasing vulnerability of global nighttime economies and cultures caused by COVID-19, the nightlife advocacy agency VibeLab reunited a set of experts on nighlife governance and urban planning from around the globe to work together on the Global Nighttime Recovery Plan (GNRP). The Global Nighttime Recovery Plan is a...

Better Music Cities – Guide by Sound Diplomacy

Sound Diplomacy published the Music Cities Resilience Handbook – a practical guide to support cities in setting up resilient music policy. More information on sounddiplomacy.com/better-music-cities A short peek into the report Introduction – Setting the stage The global outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic revealed that: The global arts, music...