The Economic History of Entertainment and Sports

Authored by: Michael Haupert

Routledge Handbook of Modern Economic History

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  January  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415677042
eBook ISBN: 9780203075616
Adobe ISBN: 9781135121211


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The entertainment industry evokes images of movie stars, exotic performances, regal theaters, and grand stadiums. However, from an economic standpoint, it is not much different from the market for most other goods and services. Entertainment is a normal good subject to the law of demand.

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