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The International Journal of Music Business Research (IJMBR) as a double-blind reviewed academic journal provides a platform to present articles of merit and to shed light on the current state of the art of music business research. Music business research is a scientific approach at the intersection of economic, artistic, especially musical, cultural, social, legal, technological developments that aims at a better understanding of the creation/production, dissemination/distribution and reception/consumption of the cultural good music. Thus, the IJMBR targets all academics, from students to professors, from around the world and from all disciplines with an interest in research on the music economy.

The journal is published biannual (April & October) in English. The types of contribution include: research and review articles, research notes- and book reviews. The articles have been thoroughly peer reviewed by international specialists and promoted to researchers working in the same field.

With its generous financial support, the Universitetet i Agder/Norway enables the publication of the IJMBR.

There are no charges for authors to publishing articles in the IJMBR


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