Dr. Clare McAndrew is a cultural economist, investment analyst and author. In 2005 she founded Arts Economics, an economic research firm focused exclusively on the fine and decorative art market. Clare set up Arts Economics to focus her efforts on art market research and analysis, and works with a network of private consultants and academic scholars in providing research and consulting services to the global art trade and financial sector. Clare has published widely on the economics of the art market, including her book entitled Fine Art and High Finance, published by Bloomberg Press. She has published an annual macro-economic report on the global art market for the last ten years, and her global research is currently commissioned by Art Basel and UBS. She has also published papers in academic journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Applied Econometrics and others.