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The Economics of Superstardom

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SECOND BANANA (GRATUITOUS, IF THEMATIC, LARRY DALLAS REFERENCE)
"Labor economists use the term “superstar” very specifically, based on a wonderful paper by the late Sherwin Rosen: A superstar is one of the very top people in an occupation offering huge pay because performances are widely reproducible (through recordings, TV, movies, books, etc.)," according to the Freakonomics blog. "What matters is being the best — relatively, not absolutely... "
SOURCE:   Freakonomics

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