Books and monographs
- Conversations on Glasgow. 2012. Ann Markusen. The Glasgow Urban Lab, Mackintosh School of Architecture, The Glasgow School of Art. 2012.
- California's Arts and Cultural Ecology. 2011. With Anne Gadwa, Elisa Barbour and William Beyers. San Francisco, CA: The James Irvine Foundation, September.
- Nurturing California's Next Generation Arts and Cultural Leaders. 2011. Ann Markusen.
Placemaking. 2010. Ann Markusen and Ann Gadwa. Washington, DC: Mayors'
Institute on City Design and the National Endowment for the Arts, October 2010.
- Los Angeles:
America's Artist Super City. 2010. Ann Markusen. Los Angeles: Center
for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, October. (424)
- Native Artists:
Livelihoods, Resources, Space, Gifts. 2009. Ann Markusen and Marcie
Rendon. Minneapolis, MN: Project on Regional and Industrial Economics, December
- San José Creative Enterpreneur
Project: Final Report and Recommendations. 2009 (March). Cora
Mirikitani, Ann Markusen, and Emily Sevier. San Jose CA: Center for Cultural
- San José Creative
Enterpreneur Project: Artists' Resources and Space Study. 2008
(September). Ann Markusen, Anne Gadwa, and Pat Shifferd. San Jose CA: Center for
Cultural Innovation. 
- Leveraging Investments in
Creativity (LINC) Artist Data User Guide. 2008. Ann Markusen and
Greg Schrock. Minneapolis, MN: Project on Regional and Industrial Economics.
How Artists Build Careers across Commercial, Nonprofit and Community
Work, 2006 (November). Ann Markusen, Sam Gilmore, Amanda Johnson, Titus
Levi, and Andrea Martinez. Minneapolis, MN: Project on Regional and Industrial
Economics, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota 
- Artists' Centers: Evolution and
Impact on Careers, Neighborhoods and Economies. 2006 (February). Ann
Markusen and Amanda Johnson. Minneapolis, MN: Project on Regional and Industrial
Economics, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. 
- The Artistic Dividend
Revisited. 2004 (March). Ann Markusen, Greg Schrock and Martina
Cameron. Minneapolis, MN: Project on Regional and Industrial Economics, Humphrey
School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. 
Artistic Dividend: The Arts' Hidden Contributions to Regional
Development. 2003 (July). Ann Markusen and David King. Minneapolis, MN:
Project on Regional and Industrial Economics, Humphrey School of Public Affairs,
University of Minnesota. 
and book chapters
- “From Audience to Participants: New Thinking for the Performing Arts." Forthcoming 2014. Ann Markusen and Alan Brown. In Vera Borges and Pedro Costa, Desvendando o Teatro: Creatividade, Publicos e Territorio. Lisbon, Portugal: CES.
- “The Arts, Consumption, and Innovation in Regional Development." 2013. Ann Markusen, Anne Gadwa Nicodemus, and Elisa Barbour. In Michael Rushton, ed., Creative Communities: Art Works in Economic Development. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institute, 36-59.
- “How People and Place Shape Regional Arts and Culture: Insights for Cultural Planning.” 2012. Ann Markusen, Elisa Barbour, William Beyers, and Anne Gadwa. Paper for presentation at ACSP meetings, Salt Lake City, October 2011, and the North American Regional Science Association meetings, Miami, November, 2011  **
- “Shaping the Future through Narrative: the Third Sector, Arts and Culture.” Noah Isserman and Ann Markusen. 2012. International Regional Science Review, forthcoming.  **
- “Spatial Divisions of Labor: How Key Worker Profiles Vary for the Same Industry in Different Regions.” 2012. Ann Markusen and Anne Gadwa. Forthcoming in Phil McCann, Geoff Hewings, and Frank Giarattani, Handbook of Economic Geography and Industry Studies, Edward Elgar.  **
- "Arts and Culture in Urban/Regional Planning: A Review and Research Agenda."
2010. Ann Markusen and Anne Gadwa. Journal of Planning Education and Research,
Vol. 29, No. 3: 379-91 .
- “Cultural Industries and Occupations in Regional Development: A Research Agenda for Brazil.” 2010. Ann Markusen. .” In Sérgio Danilo Junho Pena and Heather Jean Blakemore, eds. Themes in Transdisciplinary Research. Belo Horizonte: Editoria UMFG: 189-226. 
- "Defining the
Creative Economy: Industry and Occupational Approaches." 2008. Markusen,
Ann, Gregory Wassall, Doug DeNatale and Randy Cohen. Economic Development
Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 1: 24-45. 
- "A Consumption Base
Theory of Development: An Application to the Rural Cultural Economy." 2007.
Ann Markusen. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Vol. 36, No
1: 9-23. This article is posted with the permission of the copyright holder, the
Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association. 
- "Native American
Artists and Their Gatekeepers and Markets: A Reflection on Regional
Trajectories." 2008. Ann Markusen, Marcie Rendon, and Andie Martinez.
Working paper #275, Minneapolis, MN: Project on Regional and Industrial
Economics, University of Minnesota, January. 
- "Organizational Complexity in the Regional Cultural Economy." 2010. Ann
Markusen. Regional Studies, Vol. 44, No. 7: 813-828 .
Measuring and Comparing Place-based Public Investment Outcomes." 2009. Ann
Markusen and Anne Gadwa. Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Land Institute and presented at
the 2009 American Collegiate Schools of Planning Meetings, Virginia Polytechnic.
- "Consumption-Driven Regional Development." 2009. Ann Markusen and Greg
Schrock. Urban Geography, Vol. 30, No. 4: 1-24 .
- “The Distinctive City: Divergent Patterns in Growth, Hierarchy and
Specialisation.” 2006. Ann Markusen and Greg Schrock. Urban Studies, Vol. 43, No. 8: 1301-1323. .
- "Human versus Physical Capital: Government's Role in Regional Development."
2008. Ann Markusen. In Jorge Martinez and Francois Vaillancourt, eds., Public Policy for Regional Development, Oxford, UK: Routledge: 47-65
- Native Artists:
Livelihoods, Resources, Space, Gifts" 2010. Ann Markusen and Marcie Rendon.
Paper for presentation at the Association for Cultural Economic International
meetings, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10-12, 2010. 
- "Challenge, Change and Space in Vernacular Cultural Practice." 2009. Ann
Markusen. In Tim Edensor, Deborah Leslie, Steve Millington, and Norma Rantisi,
eds., The Vernacular in Urban Cultural Regeneration. London: Routledge:
- "Placing Labor Center-Stage in Industrial City Revitalization." 2008. Ann
Markusen and Greg Schrock. In Richard McGahey and Jennifer Vey, eds., Retooling for Growth: Building a 21st Century Economy. Washington, DC:
Brookings Institution Press: 179-210.
Artistic Dividend: Urban Artistic Specialization and Economic Development
Implications.” 2006. Ann Markusen and Greg Schrock.Urban
Studies, Vol. 43, No. 10: 1661-1686. 
- “Urban Development
and the Politics of a Creative Class: Evidence from the Study of Artists.”
2006. Ann Markusen. Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, No.
10: 1921-1940. 
- “The Urban Core as
Cultural Sticky Place.” 2007. In Dietrich Henckel, Elke Pahl-Weber, &
Benjamin Herkommer, eds. Time Space Places. Berlin: Peter Lang Verlag,
p. 173-187. 
Occupations in Regional and Community Economic Development.” 2004. Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 70, No. 3: 253-268.
short articles, op eds, webcasts, videos
- “Working with Small Arts Organizations: How and Why it Matters.” 2012. Amy Kitchener and Ann Markusen. Grantmakers in the Arts Reader, forthcoming, Spring, Issue 23: 2.
“Arts education delivers a good return on Minnesota's investment.” Ann Markusen. Minnesota Public Radio Commentary, June 22, 2011.
- "Nurturing California’s Next Generation Arts and Cultural Leaders.” Ann Markusen. Foundation Center webcast.
- "Arts and Culture as Regeneration: Four UK Cities’ Experiences.” Ann Markusen. Mackintosh Lecture Theatre, Glasgow School of Art, April 6, 2011.
- "Creative Placemaking.” Ann Markusen and others.
National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC, November, 2011.
- "Innovation in Creative Industries and Creative Regions:
Reflections from the United States.” Ann Markusen. National Endowment for Science, Technology and Art (NESTA). London, November 2011.
- "Artists in California” and Panel of NEA Chair Rocko Landesman, James Irvine Foundation President James Canales, and Ann Markusen.
Otis College of Art and Design, Creative Economy Conference, November, 2010.
- "Creative Placemaking: Artists, Designers, and Arts Organizations as Shapers of Urban Space and Vitality.” Ann Markusen.
UK Fulbright Distinguished Lecture, Glasgow School of Art, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Urban Lab, October 29, 2010
- "State Economic Development and the Creative Economy." 2010. Ann
Markusen Keynote Address. In Erin Bassity, ed., State Economic Development
and the Creative Economy: Looking Forward, Symposium Proceedings, San Diego
Annual Meetings. December 2008. Denver, CO: WESTAFF: 7-29. 
Native art is an underused resource." Ann Markusen and Marcie Rendon.
Commentary, Minnesota Public Radio, January 27, 2010.
Artistic Dividend: How Artists Contribute to Economic Development." 2010.
Ann Markusen. Letras, Brazil. 
- "The Economics
of Arts, Artists and Culture: Making a Better Case." 2009. Ann Markusen.
Grantmakers in the Arts Reader, Vol. 20, No. 3, Fall: 1-4. 
- "Creating Good
Work." 2008. Ann Markusen. Fellows' Essays on the Bellagio Center,
New York: Rockefeller Foundation. 
- "Messaging the Arts: A Symposium
Contribution." 2009. Ann Markusen. Symposium of the Western States Arts
Federation. The Aspen Institute, Colorado.
- “Embedded Support for Artists: An Economist’s View.” 2005 (November). Ann
Markusen. Commissioned essay for the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public
Policy, Vanderbilt University. 
- “Building the Creative
Economy for Minnesota's Artists and Communities.” 2006 (March). Ann
Markusen. CURA Reporter, University of Minnesota, Center for Urban and
Regional Affairs, Summer: 16-25. 
- “An Arts-Based State
Rural Development Policy.” 2006. Ann Markusen. Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy. Vol. 36, No. 2: 47-49. 
- “Artists as
Community Developers.” 2005. Ann Markusen. Progressive Planning
Magazine, No. 1: 1, 7-9. 
- “Reaping the
Hidden Artistic Dividend.” 2003, Ann Markusen. Minneapolis Star
Tribune, August 3.