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Billboard Hot 100 Indicators – Week of 4/2/2016

March 29th, 2016 · No Comments
Billboard · Music Biz

So what does popular music look like this week? You can see the current Billboard Hot 100 chart here, and you can see an overview of this data project here. The basic idea is as follows: below is a set of indicator metrics that help summarize the current state of the industry (or, more specifically, […]

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Billboard Hot 100 Indicators – Week of 3/26/2016

March 21st, 2016 · 1 Comment
Billboard · Music Biz

So what does popular music look like this week? You can see the current Billboard Hot 100 chart here, and you can see an overview of this data project here. The basic idea is as follows: below is a set of indicator metrics that help summarize the current state of the industry (or, more specifically, […]

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Economics Can Answer That! Adele And Spotify Edition…

November 20th, 2015 · 2 Comments
Music Biz

In case you haven’t heard, Adele has a new album titled 25 coming out. (If this refers to you, let me know and I will send help to get you out from that rock you are under.) Now we’re being told that we won’t be able to stream said album anytime soon: http://economistsdoitwithmodels.tumblr.com/post/133608119230/adele-is-said-to-reject-streaming-for-25 Not gonna […]

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Fun With The Economics Of Copyright, Kanye West Edition…

April 21st, 2015 · 3 Comments
Music Biz · Policy

Hey, remember this? I post this not because I am dreaming of quitting my job (or, more accurately, one of my million or so jobs), but because guess who got a subscription to Nielsen SoundScan? That’s right- this nerd. Basically, what this means is that I can look up physical and digital sales by week […]

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Fun With Contracts And Organizations, Clive Davis Edition…

June 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments
Books · Contracts · Incentives · Music Biz

Well kids, it’s that time of year where I am working to finish a book draft when I should be on the beach somewhere. What this means for you is that you get to be the guinea pigs for my musings on the music industry to some degree. (The book is about the economics of […]

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Looking For Slides From My SXSW Talk?

March 16th, 2013 · No Comments
Music Biz

They are located at www.economistsdoitwithmodels.com/SXSW2013. Happy reading! Update: You can also hear the audio from the talk on SoundCloud here.

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