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Household Production and Consumption of News-Information Services: An Empirical Study

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  • Robert B. Ekelund, Jr.

    (Auburn University)

  • John Keith Watson

    (University of Southwestern Louisiana)

Abstract

A dramatic decline in newspaper consumption has been observed in recent years. This paper offers a theoretical justification for this phenomenon based on the opportunity cost of household time. A rising labor force participation rate, which proxies the opportunity cost of household production, helps explain the observed decline in newspaper consumption in a simple empirical test.

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Article provided by Eastern Economic Association in its journal Eastern Economic Journal.

Volume (Year): 20 (1994)
Issue (Month): 1 (Winter)
Pages: 11-19

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Handle: RePEc:eej:eeconj:v:20:y:1994:i:1:p:11-19

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Keywords: Household Production; Households; News; Newspapers; Service; Services;

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  1. Byoung-Min Kim & Richard Widdows & Tansel Yilmazer, 2005. "The determinants of consumers’ adoption of Internet banking," Conference Series ; [Proceedings], Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

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