A Guide for Students and Teachers
Edited by Richard Watt
Featuring expert contributors from around the world, this book offers insight into the vital theoretical and practical aspects of the economics of copyright. Topics discussed include fair use, performers’ rights, copyright and trade, online music streaming, internet piracy, copyright and visual art markets, and open source publishing. In addition to in-depth coverage of these timely topics, the authors also offer insightful predictions and policy recommendations for the future.
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- Handbook on the Economics of Copyright A Guide for Students and Teachers
- Chapter 1: The basic economic theory of copyright
- Chapter 2: What limits indirect appropriability?
- Chapter 3: The idea/expression dichotomy: friend or foe?
- Chapter 4: The fair use doctrine: markets, market failure and rights of use
- Chapter 5: The public domain
- Chapter 6: Licensing of copyright works in a bargaining model
- Chapter 7: Fair remuneration for copyright holders and the Shapley value
- Chapter 8: Economics of performers’ rights
- Chapter 9: The licensing of online music streaming services in Europe
- Chapter 10: Copyright collectives: some basic economic theory
- Chapter 11: Collective administration
- Chapter 12: Copying and the pricing of information goods
- Chapter 13: The impacts of internet piracy
- Chapter 14: Law and economics of copyright remedies
- Chapter 15: Effectiveness of government anti-piracy enforcement policy: commitment versus non-commitment
- Chapter 16: Copyright and parallel trade
- Chapter 17: Open source and open access: new paradigms in the theory of copyright
- Chapter 18: Copyright in visual art markets: some economic theory concerning resale royalties and other options
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