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Virtual proximity and audiovisual services trade

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  • Schmitz, Martin
  • Hellmanzik, Christiane

Audiovisual services such as music and movies in digital formats have gained substantial importance over the last decade. This paper analyses audiovisual services in a gravity model framework. In particular, we explore the role of virtual proximity - a new proxy for cultural proximity based on bilateral hyperlinks and bilateral website visits between countries - and find that JEL Classification: F12, F15, Z10

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Paper provided by European Central Bank in its series Working Paper Series with number 1826.

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Date of creation: Jul 2015
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