Superstardom in the US popular music industry revisited
AbstractWe provide empirical tests of the hypothesis that there were âsuperstarsâ in the U.S. popular music industry between 1955 and 2003. Using different measures of artistsâ successes, we reject a particular version of the superstar hypothesis. This contradicts earlier findings and indicates the sensitivity of the conclusions to the choice of âstardomâ measure.
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Volume (Year): 92 (2006)
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- David E. Giles, 2005. "Superstardom in the U.S. Popular Music Industry Revisited," Econometrics Working Papers 0511, Department of Economics, University of Victoria.
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- L82 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Entertainment; Media
- Z11 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economics of the Arts and Literature
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