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Rational Addiction to News?

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  • Dewenter, Ralf

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Abstract

Quarterly data of magazine circulation are used to analyse the consumption behaviour of the readers of German popular magazines in a panel framework using OLS, 2SLS and generalized method of moments techniques, in order to test the rational addiction hypothesis in respect with goods without any biological dependency.

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  • Dewenter, Ralf, 2003. "Rational Addiction to News?," Working Paper 2/2003, Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:vhsuwp:2003_002
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    Cited by:

    1. Kaili Shen & David Giles, 2006. "Rational exuberance at the mall: addiction to carrying a credit card balance," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(5), pages 587-592.
    2. Lapo Filistrucchi, 2005. "The Impact of Internet on the Market for Daily Newspapers in Italy," Economics Working Papers ECO2005/12, European University Institute.

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    Keywords

    Rational Addiction; Habit Formation; Print Media; Panel Data;

    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • L89 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Other

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