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For Oscar Glory Or Oscar Money?

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  • Eva Deuchert

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  • Kossi Adjamah

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  • Florian Pauly

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This paper investigates the effect of Oscar nominations and awards on movies’ financial success by estimating the impact on weekly returns and on movies’ survival time. Our findings suggest that nominations for Oscars generate substantial extra revenues, while winning an award contributes only little to this extra rent. Copyright Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005

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  • Eva Deuchert & Kossi Adjamah & Florian Pauly, 2005. "For Oscar Glory Or Oscar Money?," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 29(3), pages 159-176, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jculte:v:29:y:2005:i:3:p:159-176
    DOI: 10.1007/s10824-005-3338-6
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    1. Ana Suárez-Vázquez, 2011. "Critic power or star power? The influence of hallmarks of quality of motion pictures: an experimental approach," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 35(2), pages 119-135, May.
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