Hollywood Economics: How Extreme Uncertainty Shames the Film Industry

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Taylor & Francis, 2003 - Business & Economics - 328 pages
Just how risky is the movie industry? Is screenwriter William Goldman's claim that "nobody knows anything" really true? Can a star and a big opening change a movie's risks and return? Do studio executives really earn their huge paychecks? These and many other questions are answered in Hollywood Economics. The book uses powerful analytical models to

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Arthur De Vanyis Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of California, Irvine and President of Arts Analytica, a consulting company specializing in energy, motion pictures and risk-return analysis.

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