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dc.contributor.authorLunn, Peteen_US
dc.contributor.authorKelly, Elishen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-30T09:44:00Z-
dc.date.available2011-09-30T09:44:00Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/50015-
dc.description.abstractWe critically examine and empirically test the hypothesis that the strong socioeconomic gradients characterising attendance at arts events result from similar gradients in preferences for the arts, in line with existing theories of demand for the arts derived from orthodox consumer theory. To control for preferences, we use individual measures of stated interest in the arts and reports of viewing and listening habits, as distinct from attendance at live events. These variables are strongly associated with attendance, yet despite their inclusion as covariates within a hierarchical logistic regression analysis, strong and significant socioeconomic gradients remain within the estimated models. While it remains possible that our controls do not capture sufficient variation in preferences for the arts, it appears more likely that the socioeconomic composition of live arts audiences is influenced by other factors in addition to individual preferences for the arts.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aESRI |cDublinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aESRI working paper |x283en_US
dc.subject.jelZ11en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordarts participationen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocioeconomic gradientsen_US
dc.subject.keywordlogistic regressionen_US
dc.subject.keywordIrelanden_US
dc.subject.stwKultursektoren_US
dc.subject.stwKonsumentenverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwOffenbarte Präferenzenen_US
dc.subject.stwRegressionen_US
dc.subject.stwIrlanden_US
dc.titleAccounting for taste: An examination of socioeconomic gradients in attendance at arts eventsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn594063019en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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