Are Popular and Classical Music Listeners the Same People?


In this paper we propose a method for analysing the differences between theconsumption of popular and classical music, that we apply to Spain. Using theinformation contained in the Survey of Structure, Conscience and Biography ofClass, we estimate a bivariate probit model to characterise the audience foreach kind of music, we quantify the influence exerted by various socioeconomicfeatures on the demand for these goods and we describe the average profile ofconsumers.

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Prieto-Rodríguez, J., Fernández-Blanco, V. Are Popular and Classical Music Listeners the Same People?. Journal of Cultural Economics 24, 147–164 (2000).

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  • classical and popular music
  • audiences
  • consumer preferences
  • bivariate probit models