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Box-Office Demand: The Importance of Being #1

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  • Gabriel Natividad

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  • Luís Cabral & Gabriel Natividad, 2016. "Box-Office Demand: The Importance of Being #1," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 64(2), pages 277-294, June.
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