Professor Nachoem Wijnberg and Joris Ebbers (ABS, section Entrepreneurship and Innovation) respectively came in 4th and 5th place in a Journal of Business Research ranking. This in an international ranking of scholars in the field of creative industries and business or management. It is based on a bibliometric analysis of recent creative industries research.
As a research field, creative industries has seen a sharp rise in prominence over the past 2 decades. For example, since 2002, 165 articles by 316 different authors have been published across 23 of the top 50 Financial Times (FT50) business journals. This growth is also mirrored by a sharp increase in the value of international trade in creative goods and services in the last two decades (UNCTAD, 2018).
Dharmani, P., Das, S., & Prashar, S. (2021). A bibliometric analysis of creative industries: Current trends and future directions. Journal of Business Research, 135, 252-267.