Elizabeth Currid-Halkett

Expert in urban planning, social networks and the economic impact of art and culture

Associate Professor, USC Price School of Public Policy


  • Election 2016
  • urban policy and planning
  • cultural industries (art, fashion, music)
  • Los Angeles and New York City as cultural hubs
  • economic development of cities
  • social networks, nightlife, innovation
  • economic impact of creative industries
  • the making of celebrity

Additional Information

  • Author of The Warhol Economy: How Fashion, Art and Music Drive New York City (2007) and Starstruck: The Business of Celebrity (2010)


  • Starstruck: The Business of Celebrity

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