Does popularity matter in a TV song competition? Evidence from a national music contest

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Budzinski, Oliver; Pannicke, Julia;
  • Publisher: Ilmenau: Technische Universität, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre
  • Subject: L82 | Z10 | Z19 | popularity | superstar effect | biased voting | Bundesvision Song Contest | cultural economics | media economics
    • ddc: ddc:330

There is a considerable amount of literature analyzing factors of success in music contests, in particular those where the audience votes for the winner. However, one factor that is highlighted by the economic theory of stardom is generally neglected in the literature. ... View more
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