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Expert judgements and the demand for novels in Flanders

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  • John Ashworth
  • Bruno Heyndels
  • Kristien Werck

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  • John Ashworth & Bruno Heyndels & Kristien Werck, 2010. "Expert judgements and the demand for novels in Flanders," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer;The Association for Cultural Economics International, vol. 34(3), pages 197-218, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jculte:v:34:y:2010:i:3:p:197-218
    DOI: 10.1007/s10824-010-9121-3
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