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Purchasing power parity and cultural convergence: evidence from the global video games market

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Cultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 201-214

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jculte:v:32:y:2008:i:3:p:201-214

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    Keywords: Purchasing power parity; Video games; Cultural convergence; Z10; F31;

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    1. Karol J. Borowiecki & Juan Prieto-Rodriguez, 2013. "Video Games Playing: A substitute for cultural consumptions?," ACEI Working Paper Series AWP-07-2013, the Association for Cultural Economics International, revised Nov 2013.

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