Volume 2014, Issue 1
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This paper discusses the arts as an economic boon by evaluating the impact that the arts and art industries have had on three international cities' economies: Nantes in France, Asilah in Morocco, and Detroit in the United States. The paper then draws parallels between these cities and Amman, Jordan, concluding that the arts' positive impact on the aforementioned cities economies suggests similar beneficial potential for Amman, despite a number of political and economic challenges Jordan faces currently.


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