Recent Trends in the Economics of Copyright
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Recent Trends in the Economics of Copyright

  • Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Ruth Towse and Richard Watt

This research review assesses a selection of the most important contributions to a wide range of economic topics on copyright. These include the copyright term, infringement issues, administration of copyright, incentives to artists and open source.
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About this Research Review

Ruth Towse and Richard Watt

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

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A print edition of this resource, which also includes the full text of the Recommended Readings in their original layout is available as a single print work, Recent Trends in the Economics of Copyright, edited by Ruth Towse and Richard Watt (ISBN 978 1 84720 045 7). Use the Find This Book In Your Library button at the top of this page to see if it is available in your library. (The button only appears if your library has provided their link resolver details.)