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The Effect of Screen Quotas and Subsidy Regime on Cultural Industry: A Case Study of French and Korean Film Industries
Patrick Messerlin and Jimmyn Parc
Volume 15, Number 2, Fall 2014, pp. 57~73

There are voices in France advocating for a Korean-type screen quota system, seen as a key ingredient in Korean films’ success, and voices in Korea advocating for a French-type subsidy regime in Korea, perceived as needed in order to achieve further take-off of the Korean movie industry. This paper shows that the Korean screen quota has been irrelevant to the Korean success and that the French skyrocketing and huge subsidies have done nothing for improving the attractiveness of French movies in France. The paper concludes by suggesting that in-depth analysis of the policies pursued by the two countries is a good way to avoid a too costly trial-and-error process when designing policies related to cultural industries and to culture.

Key Words: film industry, film industry policy, cultural industry, screen quotas, subsidy regime, France, Korea

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Global Trends of Multi-factor Productivity: Estimation and Application
Jeong Yeon Lee
Volume 15, Number 2, Fall 2014, pp. 75~97
Culture and its Effect on Management Myopia and Financial Performance: A Comparison of Firms from Short-term and Long-term Oriented Cultures
Abhay Shah
Volume 15, Number 2, Fall 2014, pp. 35~55