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How do theatrical box office revenues affect DVD retail sales? Australian empirical evidence

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  • Jordi McKenzie, 2010. "How do theatrical box office revenues affect DVD retail sales? Australian empirical evidence," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 34(3), pages 159-179, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jculte:v:34:y:2010:i:3:p:159-179
    DOI: 10.1007/s10824-010-9119-x
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