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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

Abstract:     
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

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Date posted: December 4, 2013 ; Last revised: January 22, 2014

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Heald, Paul J., The Public Domain (December 3, 2013). Richard Watt (ed.), The Law and Economics of Copyright (Routledge 2014), Forthcoming; Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-21. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2362983

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