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Forecasting accuracy of behavioural models for participation in the arts

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  • Ateca-Amestoy, Victoria
  • Prieto-Rodriguez, Juan

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This paper assesses the forecasting performance of count data models applied to arts attendance. We estimate participation models for two artistic activities that differ in their degree of popularity – museums and jazz concerts – with data derived from the 2002 release of the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts for the United States. We estimate a finite mixture model – a zero-inflated negative binomial model – that allows us to distinguish between “true” non-attendants and “goers” and their respective behaviour regarding participation in the arts. We evaluate the predictive (in-sample) and forecasting (out-of-sample) accuracy of the estimated model using bootstrapping techniques to compute the Brier score. Overall, the results indicate the model performs well in terms of forecasting. Finally, we draw certain policy implications from the model’s forecasting capacity, thereby allowing the identification of target populations.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

Volume (Year): 229 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 124-131

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:229:y:2013:i:1:p:124-131

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Keywords: Forecasting; Count data; Brier scores; Bootstrapping; Cultural participation;

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  1. Karol Jan BOROWIECKI & Juan PRIETO-RODRIGUEZ, 2013. "Video Games Playing: A substitute for cultural consumptions?," Trinity Economics Papers tep0413, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.

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