Bollywood, Iindia and Economic Growth: A Hundred Years History

Theodore METAXAS, Eleni BOUKA, Maria-Marina MERKOURI


Abstract. The main content of the following article is to describe the economic growth of an indigenous economy and the factors of its internalization. Bollywood can be used as a paradigmatic showcase for the improvement of ideas in the development of industries of emerging economies. This paper, via an extensive analysis, describes Bollywood as an economic factor for Indian’s growth. The reasons that led to this growth are described in an extended way, as well as the role of globalization and Indian’s Diaspora on this development. 

Keywords. Bollywood, Diaspora, Economic growth, Globalization, Hollywood, India.

JEL. L82, L88, N75, O53, Z11.


Bollywood; Diaspora; Economic growth; Globalization; Hollywood; India.

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