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The Effect of Links and Excerpts on Internet News Consumption

Internet news sites often excerpt content from and link to competing news outlets. On the one hand, links and excerpts can make the excerpting site more attractive, potentially stealing traffic from the sites it links to. On the other hand, …

When Kerry Met Sally: Politics and Perceptions in the Demand for Movies

Movie producers and exhibitors make various decisions requiring an understanding of moviegoer’s preferences at the local level. Two examples of such decisions are exhibitors’ allocation of screens to movies and producers’ allocation of advertising …