Experts' awards and economic success: evidence from an Italian literary prize

Product quality is often unobservable ex-ante and consumers rely on experts' judgments, sometimes in the form of ratings or awards. Do awards affect consumers' choices or, conversely, are they conferred on the most popular products? To disentangle this issue, we use data about the most imp...

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Volume: 39
Main Author: Michela Ponzo
Vincenzo Scoppa
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: New York Springer 01.11.2015
Springer US
SPRINGER
published in: Journal of cultural economics Vol. 39; no. 4; pp. 341 - 367
ORCID: 0000-0002-2774-0258
Data of publication: 20151101
ISSN: 0885-2545
1573-6997
EISSN: 1573-6997
Discipline: Economics
Visual Arts
Music
Subjects:
D12
L80
M30
L15
Z10
Z11
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Science - Arts & Humanities Citation Index - 2015
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