dr. (Christian) CW Handke

dr. (Christian) CW Handke
Associate professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of Arts and Culture Studies
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
handke@eshcc.eur.nl
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Christian Handke is Associate Professor of Cultural Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. From 2012 to 2018, he was programme director of the Master in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship, and since 2017, he serves in the Faculty Council. Starting in 2012, Dr. Handke has also worked at the Institute of Information Law at University of Amsterdam, where he participated in the research project on Copyright in an Age of Access.

Dr. Handke's research focuses on cultural economics and the economics of copyright, innovation and technological change, cultural/creative and media industries, as well as on text and data mining and systematic literature reviews. His work has been published in leading specialized journals, such as the Journal of Cultural Economics and Information Economics & Policy.

In 2010, Christian Handke received his doctorate in economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam with highest distinction. His dissertation was short-listed for the Boekman Dissertation Prize 2012. He also holds an M.A. with distinction in 'Science, Technology and Society' from Linköping University (Sweden) and a B.A. (Hons) in European Studies from the University of North London. Between 2003 and 2007, Christian was junior lecturer/researcher at Humboldt University Berlin, Centre for British Studies, where he participated in the research project on Commerce and Culture.

Dr. Handke has consulted for a variety of public and private organizations, including the European Commission, the National Academies of the Sciences (USA), Industry Canada, the UK Intellectual Property Office, the federal German Expert Commission on Research and Innovation (EFI), the federal German Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, and the Spanish Fundacion Autor. He also has work experience in cultural event management, for instance for the EXPO 2000 world exhibition in Hannover, and as music producer.

Christian Handke is currently President of the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues (SERCI) and Executive Board member of the Association of Cultural Economics International (ACEI).

For further information, please consult Christian Handke's CV.

  • Christian Handke (2021) - Compensation Systems to Fix Copyright Conundrums: The Cultural Economics Perspective - Opening Speech of the Digital Europe Economic Seminars, celebrating the foundation of the Association of Cultural Economics Poland
  • Christian Handke (2021) - Incentives for New Initiatives – Costs and Potential New Trade-offs in the Data Economy - Online workshop on Copyright Data Improvement in the EU – Towards Better Visibility of European Content and Broader Licensing Opportunities in the Light of New Technologies
  • Christian Handke (2020) - Our collective future in cultural industries: An economic analysis of copyright management organizations and digitalization - Workshop on the Economics of Copyright and Creative Industries
  • Christian Handke (2019) - Economics of Copyright and Empirical Research - Interdisciplinary Research Week
  • Christian Handke (2019) - What Are Cultural Industries – and Why Do We Care? - Conference on Creative Industries, Economic Growth and Social Development in India
  • Christian Handke (2018) - Truce in the Copyright War – An Economist’s Perspective - Invited lecture
  • Christian Handke (2018) - Market Power in the Information Economy: Price competition with fixed Costs and Incomplete Market Capture - Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues Annual Congress
  • Carolina Dalla Chiesa, Christian Handke & A Pavlova (2018) - Crowdfunding in the Cultural and Creative Industries: a Bibliometric-thematic analysis - Association for Cultural Economics International Congress
  • Christian Handke (2017) - Technology changes, economic laws stay the same? A response to Lemley’s ‘IP in a world without scarcity’ - Conference Normative Orders of the Digital
  • Christian Handke (2016) - Data Mining and Copyright - Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology
  • Christian Handke (2013) - Empirical Work on Copyright - Some Implications for Copyright Flexibility - Workshop on Empirical Study of the Social and Economic Benefits of Copyright Flexibilities

  • Christian Handke (2019) - Data, Technology and Copyright Management in the Era of Streaming Platforms - Training for European Commission staff
  • Christian Handke (2016) - Innovation in der Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft - Konferenz zur Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft 2016 am Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie
  • Christian Handke (2014) - The Economics of Copyright – New insights from the dismal science? - Invited presentation at a seminar series of the European Commission (main speaker)

Innovation and Cultural Industries

Level
MA
Year
2021
Year Level
MA
Course Code
CC4106

Cultural Economics: Theory

Level
MA
Year
2021
Year Level
MA
Course Code
CC4111

Master Thesis

Level
MA
Year
2021
Year Level
MA
Course Code
CC4150

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