The evolution of creative industries




creativity, creative industries, creative products, scientific and technological development, communication


The article is devoted to the problem of outlining the evolution of creative industries. The meaning of notions "creativity" and "creative industry" is highlighted. Major stages of the origin and development of creative industries, which are pre-industrial age, industrial age and post-industrial age, are identified. The comparative analysis of the evolution of creative industries throughout the centuries is carried out.

Author Biography

Iryna Skavronska, Ternopil National Economic University, Ternopil

Ph.D. in Economics, Assistant Professor


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How to Cite

Skavronska, I. (2016). The evolution of creative industries. Skhid, (1(141).




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