Subsidies and awards in movie production
AbstractThis article analyses the effect of subsidies and awards on the Spanish motion picture industry. We estimate a Cobb-Douglas production function using regional data and show that Spanish motion picture industry exhibits constant returns to scale and that awards positively affect movie production whereas subsidies have no effect. In fact, awards affect the productivity of the sector as they allow for an increase in the output, which is not explained by an increase in inputs.
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Volume (Year): 17 (2010)
Issue (Month): 15 ()
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- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
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