AEA's recommendations to our clients are underpinned by robust empiricism and unparalleled knowledge of the cultural & creative sector. We gather the facts, whether quantitative or qualitative; we parse, test, and analyze them; and challenge wishful thinking. Our customized studies combine proven methodologies and objective analysis with a sensitive understanding of our clients and the context in which they operate.

Policy ResearchWe provide in-depth research for the public sector that supports strategic cultural policy development based on global best practice and local conditions.
Sector StudiesWe deliver incisive studies that provide a comprehensive portrait of a particular sector, or issue within a sector, and forecast future trends.
Market AnalysisWe provide meaningful insights into current and future dynamics of a particular marketplace to support realistic demand analysis and business plans.
EvaluationWe undertake thorough, unbiased evaluations of cultural programs and projects in order to make our clients’ investment in art and culture as impactful as possible.
Audience ResearchWe deliver customized quantitative and qualitative research to help our clients understand the profile and motivations of their current and potential audiences, supporting long-term audience development.