The Bigger Picture: Combining Econometrics with Analytics Improve Forecasts of Movie Success
NBER Working Paper No. 24755
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We wish to thank Chris Hansen, seminar participants at the Young Econometricians around Pacific (YEAP) 2017 annual conference, the Canadian Econometrics Study Group (CESG) 2017 annual conference, Carleton University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Northeastern University, Renmin University, Xiamen University, and Zhejiang University for helpful comments and suggestions. Xie’s research is supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China (71701175), the Chinese Ministry of Education Project of Humanities and Social Sciences (17YJC790174), the Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China (2018J01116), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities in China (20720171002, 20720171076, and 20720181050), and Educational and Scientific Research Program for Young and Middleaged Instructor of Fujian Province (JAS170018). Lehrer wishes to thank SSHRC for research support. The usual caveat applies. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.