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Il pubblico di circo in Italia: il caso dell'acquatico Bellucci
[Circus attendance in Italy: the case of Acquatico Bellucci]


  • Del Sarto, Alessio
  • Zanola, Roberto


Although the cultural importance of circus, the economics of culture has neglected to address this topic. Two main reasons for this: first, cultural economics has (wrongly) considered circus as a minor performing arts; secondly, the difficulty to collect quantitative information on circus. This paper represents an attempt to fill this lack by analysing the characteristics of circus attendance. In particular, we submit 268 questionnaires to people attending Acquatico Bellucci. Descriptive statistics are discussed in the paper.

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  • Del Sarto, Alessio & Zanola, Roberto, 2007. "Il pubblico di circo in Italia: il caso dell'acquatico Bellucci
    [Circus attendance in Italy: the case of Acquatico Bellucci]
    ," MPRA Paper 3409, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised May 2007.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:3409

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    circus; attendance; performing arts; animals; circus techniques;

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    • Z11 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economics of the Arts and Literature
    • Z10 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - General

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