Pr. Ruth Towse
Mrs. Ruth Towse is Professor of Economics of Creative Industries at Erasmus University
Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She specializes in cultural economics and the economics of copyright.
She has published widely on both fields and was Joint Editor of the Journal of Cultural Economics
from 1993-2002; she is now President of the Association for Cultural Economic International. She
was President of the Society for Economic Research in Copyright Issues from 2004-6.