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Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music

Marie Connolly () and Alan Krueger

Chapter 20 in Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture, 2006, vol. 1, pp 667-719 from Elsevier

Abstract: This chapter considers economic issues and trends in the rock and roll industry, broadly defined. The analysis focuses on concert revenues, the main source of performers' income. Issues considered include: price measurement; concert price acceleration in the 1990s; the increased concentration of revenue among performers; reasons for the secondary ticket market; methods for ranking performers; copyright protection; and technological change.

JEL-codes: Z19 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2006
ISBN: 0-444-50870-8
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