Faddists, Enthusiasts and Canadian Divas: Broadcasting Quotas and the Supply Response

  title={Faddists, Enthusiasts and Canadian Divas: Broadcasting Quotas and the Supply Response},
  author={Martin Richardson and Simon Wilkie},
  journal={International Trade eJournal},
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