Phillip CartwrightEconomist
Visiting Researcher
Royal College of Music

    Phillip Cartwright is an economist with thirty years of academic and executive level commercial and consulting experience. He is on the permanent teaching and research faculty of the Paris School of Business and has served as senior researcher at such leading universities as the University of Georgia, Imperial College London, and INSEAD. He is pursuing advanced music studies with Berklee College of Music, and as Founder and CEO of HorizonVU Music LLC, he participates in the entertainment and music business as a member of The Recording Academy, Audio Engineering Society, Royal Musical Association, International Music Industry Research Association, Music Industry Research Association, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). Phil holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

    As Visiting Researcher at the RCM, Phil is investigating the role of artists’ skills and attributes as determinants of success, innovation and creativity, as well as the economic impacts of performance and performance venues.


    Publications (selection)

    Cartwright P & Riabko N (forthcoming), Do spot prices predict futures prices? evidence on the explanatory power of spot food commodity and energy prices for futures contracts prices, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting [DOI].

    Cartwright P & Wiginton J (forthcoming), Evidence on the impacts of business coaching on leaders and companies, Journal of Management Development.

    Cartwright P, Küssner M, & Williamon A (2021), Key performance dimensions of the ‘well-tempered musician’: a framework for artist management, International Journal of Arts Management, 23, 18-29.

    Cartwright P, Gillett A, & Smith GD (2015), Valuing networks for emerging musicians, in V Lejeune (ed.), Tendancessociales et Culturelles de la Valeur (pp. 1-26), L’Harmattan [ISBN 978-2343062952].

    Cartwright P, Besson E, & Maubisson L (2013), Nostalgia and innovation driving consumption of retro pop-rock music, European Journal of Innovation Management, 16, 459-494 [DOI].

    Cartwright P & Smith GD (2013), Innovation and value in networks for emerging musicians, in N Pfefferman, T Marshall, & L Mortara (eds.), Strategies and Communications for Innovations (pp. 437-450), Springer-Verlaag [DOI].

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