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Les ventes de produits innovants à la mode sont-elles chaotiques? Le cas des ventes de Game Boy au Japon
[Are innovative and fashion goods sales chaotic? The case of Game Boy sales in Japan]

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  • Bonache, Adrien

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This paper aims to test Granovetter and Soong's (1986) article conclusions. I test the hypothesis of cyclicity or chaoticity of the sales of new or/and fashion goods. This test is realised on the weekly Game Boy sales in Japan from 1989 to 2005.

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  • Bonache, Adrien, 2008. "Les ventes de produits innovants à la mode sont-elles chaotiques? Le cas des ventes de Game Boy au Japon
    [Are innovative and fashion goods sales chaotic? The case of Game Boy sales in Japan]
    ," MPRA Paper 12964, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:12964
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    1. Brock, W. A., 1986. "Distinguishing random and deterministic systems: Abridged version," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 168-195, October.
    2. Granovetter, Mark & Soong, Roland, 1986. "Threshold models of interpersonal effects in consumer demand," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 83-99, March.
    3. Dalrymple, Douglas J., 1987. "Sales forecasting practices: Results from a United States survey," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 3(3-4), pages 379-391.
    4. Brock, W.A. & Dechert, W.D. & LeBaron, B. & Scheinkman, J.A., 1995. "A Test for Independence Based on the Correlation Dimension," Working papers 9520, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems.
    5. J. S. Armstrong & R. Brodie, 2005. "Forecasting for Marketing," General Economics and Teaching 0502018, EconWPA.
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    1. RIANE, Nizare, 2014. "Etude de la dynamique non-linéaire des rentabilités de la bourse de Casablanca
      [Study of the returns nonlinear dynamics of the Casablanca stock exchange]
      ," MPRA Paper 61957, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 06 Feb 2015.

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    Keywords

    chaos; BDS statistics; Lyapunov's exponent; sales forecasting; nearest-neighbor;

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    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance

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