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Evangelos Mourelatos & Haris Mourelatos (2022) Online video sharing and revenues during the pandemic. Evidence from musical stream data, Applied Economics Letters, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2022.2110209

Online video sharing and revenues during the pandemic : evidence from musical stream data

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Author: Mourelatos, Evangelos1; Mourelatos, Haris2
Organizations: 1Department of Economics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
2Department of Economics, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Format: article
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 1.8 MB)
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Language: English
Published: Informa, 2022
Publish Date: 2023-05-25


This study examines how instant online video sharing affects artists’ musical streams during the pandemic. On average, the use of the TikTok app significantly increases artists’ streams, by approximately 5%. This increase is even higher for male, European and dj Mag 2020 new entry artists.

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Series: Applied economics letters
ISSN: 1350-4851
ISSN-E: 1466-4291
ISSN-L: 1350-4851
Issue: Online first
DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2022.2110209
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 511 Economics
Copyright information: © 2022 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (, which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, and is not altered, transformed, or built upon in any way.