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Output Characteristics and Other Determinants of Theatre Attendance--An Econometric Analysis of German Data

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  • John O’Hagan
  • Marta Zieba

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The purpose of this paper is to test the sensitivity of theatre attendance in Germany to a number of unique output characteristics of the performing arts, as well as the usual economic variables of price and income. This is made possible by the availability of an exceptionally rich data set relating to the very large theatre sector in Germany. The econometric results indicate that the output characteristics used do impact significantly on theatre attendance in Germany and possibly more so than any of the usual standard economic variables. This suggests that theatre, and the performing arts in general, are indeed “different” and that analysis of demand functions for them should take more account of output-characteristic factors.

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  • John O’Hagan & Marta Zieba, 2010. "Output Characteristics and Other Determinants of Theatre Attendance--An Econometric Analysis of German Data," Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik), Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 56(2), pages 147-174.
  • Handle: RePEc:aeq:aeqaeq:v56_y2010_i2_q2_p147-174
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    1. Achten-Gozdowski, Jennifer, 2018. "Geschichte und Politökonomie deutscher Theatersubventionen
      [History and Political Economy of Public Subsidies for German Theatres and Operas]
      ," MPRA Paper 85087, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Bermúdez Triviño, José A. & Medina Hurtado, Lina M. & Aguado Quintero, Luis F., 2016. "La decisión de escuchar música grabada en Colombia. Un enfoque microeconométrico || The decision of listening to recorded music in Colombia. A microeconometric approach," Revista de Métodos Cuantitativos para la Economía y la Empresa = Journal of Quantitative Methods for Economics and Business Administration, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Quantitative Methods for Economics and Business Administration, vol. 21(1), pages 21-38, June.
    3. Jani-Petri Laamanen, 2013. "Estimating demand for opera using sales system data: the case of Finnish National Opera," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 37(4), pages 417-432, November.
    4. Zieba Marta & O’Hagan John, 2013. "Demand for Live Orchestral Music – The Case of German Kulturorchester," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), De Gruyter, vol. 233(2), pages 225-245, April.
    5. Marta Zieba, 2011. "An Analysis of Technical Efficiency and Efficiency Factors for Austrian and Swiss Non-Profit Theatres," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 147(II), pages 233-274, June.
    6. Jose A Bermudez Trivino & Lina M Medina Hurtado & Luis Fernando Aguado Quintero, 2015. "Analyzing the decision to listen to recorded music. A microeconometric approach," Working Papers 3, Faculty of Economics and Management, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali.
    7. Marta Zieba, 2016. "Tourism flows and the demand for regional and city theatres in Austria," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 40(2), pages 191-221, May.
    8. Marta Zieba & Carol Newman, 2012. "Organisational Structure and Managerial Efficiency: A quasi-experimental analysis of German public theatres," Working Papers WP032012, University of Limerick, Department of Economics, revised Oct 2012.

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    Keywords

    Theatre Attendance; Output characteristics; Quality; Germany;

    JEL classification:

    • Z11 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economics of the Arts and Literature
    • L32 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Public Enterprises; Public-Private Enterprises
    • L82 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Entertainment; Media
    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis

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