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    One Reason That Lady Gaga Cannot Sing in the Paris Métro

    Nov 7, 13 • 365 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Education, Entertainment, Government, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, RegulationComments Off

    For the right to perform in almost all of Paris’s 303 stations, you have to audition in front of a committee composed of 2 Métro employees, 2 members of the public and the artistic director. At spring and autumn tryouts, 2000 or so people compete each