The Public Domain
Paul J. Heald
University of Illinois College of Law
December 3, 2013
Richard Watt (ed.), The Law and Economics of Copyright (Routledge 2014), Forthcoming
Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-21
This chapter in an upcoming book on the law and economics of copyright provides a basic primer on the economics of the public domain, discussing extant models and references, including new graphs comparing used book and new book markets to represent market distortions enabled by copyright protection.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Keywords: public domain, copyright, term extension, model, amazon, abebooks, used books
JEL Classification: H42, K11
Date posted: December 4, 2013 ; Last revised: January 22, 2014
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