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Explanatory factors of university student participation in flamenco

Vol. 12, No 4, 2019

Jesús Manuel De Sancha-Navarro,

 

University of Seville, Spain

E-mail: jsancha@us.es

Explanatory factors of university student participation in flamenco

 

Luis Palma Martos,

 

University of Seville, Spain

E-mail: lpalma@us.es


María Dolores Oliver-Alfonso,

 

University of Seville, Spain

E-mail: moliver@us.es

 


 

Abstract. The present work offers a study exploring University of Seville students’ cultural participation and how often they attend live flamenco shows. Based on the statistical yearbook of this university, a sample of 452 students from different fields was selected and, by applying a questionnaire, a binomial logit model and an ordered finance model were constructed. Our empirical findings offer descriptive, explanatory and predictive statistical results regarding participation and frequency. For example, the results evidence that 43% of the University of Seville students have never attended a live flamenco show and that one of the main issues influencing attendance is human and cultural capital.

 

Received: March, 2019

1st Revision: July, 2019

Accepted: November, 2019

 

DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2019/12-4/8

JEL ClassificationZ1, C2

Keywords: cultural economics, cultural participation, demand for flamenco, logit model, flamenco, University of Seville