Complexity in the Movies
AbstractAncient industry wisdom has it that motion picture audiences and box office revenues are starkly uncertain. It is only with the development of the sciences of complexity that we can begin to grasp what very producer awaiting first-weekend box office reports about his movie has always known - the business is terrifyingly uncertain.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by California Irvine - School of Social Sciences in its series Papers with number 97-98-06.
Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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- Arthur De Vany & W. Walls, 1999. "Uncertainty in the Movie Industry: Does Star Power Reduce the Terror of the Box Office?," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 23(4), pages 285-318, November.
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