Newspapers’ market shares and the theory of the circulation spiral
AbstractWe consider a model of daily newspapers' competition to test the validity of the so called "theory of the circulation spiral". According to it, the interaction between the newspapers and the advertising markets drives the newspaper with the smaller readership into a vicious circle, finally leading it to death. In a model with two newspapers, we show that, contrary to this conjecture, the dynamics envisaged by the proposers of the theory, does not always lead to the elimination of one of them.
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- Gabszewicz, J.J. & Garella, P.G. & Sonnac, N., 2007. "Newspapers' market shares and the theory of the circulation spiral," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 19(3-4), pages 405-413, October.
- GABSZEWICZ, Jean J. & GARELLA, Paolo & SONNAC, Nathalie, . "Newspapers' market shares and the theory of the circulation spiral," CORE Discussion Papers RP -1979, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
- J. J. Gabszewicz & Paolo Garella & N. Sonnac, 2005. "Newspapers market shares and the theory of the circulation spiral," Working Papers 0514, University of Crete, Department of Economics.
- Jean, GABSZEWICZ & P.G., GARELLA & N., SONNAC, 2005. "Newspapers’ market shares and the theory of the circulation spiral," Discussion Papers (ECON - DÃ©partement des Sciences Economiques) 2005059, Université catholique de Louvain, Département des Sciences Economiques.
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