David Galenson

David Galenson is an economic historian whose most recent work examines the economics of creativity. He is academic director of the Center for Creativity Economics at the Universidad del CEMA, Buenos Aires; and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is also contributing editor to The Art Economist magazine and a blogger for the Huffington Post.

He and author of Conceptual Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Art (2009), Old Masters and Young Geniuses: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity (2006), Painting Outside The Lines: Patterns of Creativity in Modern Art (2001), Traders, Planters and Slaves: Market Behavior in Early English America (1986) and White Servitude in Colonial America: An Economic Analysis (1981).


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