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Dr Bronwyn Coate

Position: Research Fellow (Grade 2)
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SCCA Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 72694 +61 3 522 72694


Knowledge areas

Bronwyn is a cultural economist whose research explores different aspects of art and culture with a focus on economic implications. Key ares covered in Bronwyn's research include the creative industries, Indigenous cultural production, cultural consumption and film economics. 



Book Chapter

Handmer, J., Coate, B.S., Choong, W., (2007), ‘The Indian Ocean Tsunami: Local resilience in Phuket’, Chapter in Managing Coastal Vulnerability, L. McFadden, R. Nichollls, E. Penning-Rowsell, (Eds.), Elsevier.

Research Journal Publications

Coate, B.S., Handmer, J., & Choong, W., (2006), ‘Taking care of people and communities:  Rebuilding livelihoods through NGOs and the informal economy in Southern Thailand’, Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 135-145.


Research Conference Publications

Coate, B.S., (2012), ‘Creative Economy Strategies for Regional Cities: The Case of Geelong’, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Cultural Economics, Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI), Kyoto, Japan, June 21-24.

Coate, B.S., Farrell, L. & Fry, T.R.L., (2011), ‘The relationship between pre-sale price
estimates and the hammer price for Australian paintings sold at auction’, paper presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference held in Washington D.C, 20 November 2011. 

Coate, B.S., & Fry. T., (2010), ‘Better off Dead? Prices realised for Australian Paintings sold at Auction’, paper presented at the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) Conference held in Copenhagen, 10 June 2010.

Brandum, D., Verhoeven, D., & Coate, B.S., (2009), ‘Wagging a Long Thin Tail: The Economic Imperatives of the Roadshow Release Strategy’, Screen Economics Research Group Symposium, University of Sydney, June 12

Coate, B.S., (2008), ‘Prices realised for Australian Paintings Sold at Auction 1995-2003’, paper presented at the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) Conference held in Boston, 6 June 2008.

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