The Drivers of Hollywood’s Competitive Advantage

Part of the The Economics of Information, Communication and Entertainment book series (ECOINFORM, volume 3)


Chapter 3 explicates the drivers of Hollywood’s global competitive advantage combining and harmonizing perspectives from various fields of study. First, the economic drivers are analyzed within the “national diamond” framework: factor conditions, relating and supporting industries, demand conditions, and strategy/structure/rivalry conditions. Subsequently, the analysis is enriched with an interdisciplinary approach, enabling the study to shed light on the potential threats to Hollywood’s global primacy in an evolving landscape.


Revenue Stream Entertainment Industry Virtuous Cycle Digital Distribution Interdisciplinary Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Annenberg School for Communication & JournalismUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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