Report: South Carolina’s Creative Cluster
About this report
Researchers at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina analyzed 2008 data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, regarding the creative economy associated with the arts, design, crafts and related activities in South Carolina. The results of the analysis reveal that creative enterprise in the state engenders a core impact of $9.2 billion and a full impact of $13.3 billion. (Research conducted by Veronica Watson, research analyst.)
Dr. Douglas P. Woodward Dr. Douglas P. Woodward is the director of the Division of Research and professor of economics at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. He earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Texas in 1986. Dr. Woodward’s primary research interests are in the areas of regional economic development, entrepreneurial economics and international economics. He has published numerous academic articles in economics and regional science journals.