Why everything has changed: the recent revolution in cultural economics

@article{Cowen2008WhyEH,
  title={Why everything has changed: the recent revolution in cultural economics},
  author={Tyler Cowen},
  journal={Journal of Cultural Economics},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={261-273}
}
  • T. Cowen
  • Published 16 September 2008
  • Economics
  • Journal of Cultural Economics
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