George Robert Barker

Australian National University

Honarary Associate Professor

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200

Australia

Wolson College, University of Oxford

Member

Linton Road

Oxford, OX2 6UD

United Kingdom

Law and Economics Consulting Associates Ltd

Consulting Director

Level 9 Chifley Tower

2 Chifley Sq

Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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24

Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Assessing the Economic Impact of Copyright Law: Evidence of the Effect of Free Music Downloads on the Purchase of Music CDs

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 793 (57,067)
Citation 6

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copyright Law, economics, Internet peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing Music, downloads

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The Impact of Free Music Downloads on the Purchase of Music CDs in Canada

ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
George Robert Barker and Tim Maloney
Australian National University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 625 (77,706)
Citation 4

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Copyright Law, economics, Internet peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing Music, downloads

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Third Party Litigation Funding in Australia and Europe

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 573 (86,718)
Citation 4

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Litigation funding, economics, Law, maintenance, champerty

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copyright law, economics, copyright exemptions, fair use, copyright safe harbours

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Global Music Revenues, Music Streaming and The Global Music Value Gap

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Feb 2019
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 341 (159,349)
Citation 2

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Intellectual property, Copyright Law, economics

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Evidence of the Effect of Free Music Downloads on the Purchase of Music CDs in Canada

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2012, 9(2), 55-78
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 280 (196,198)
Citation 1

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Agreed Use and Fair Use: The Economic Effects of Fair Use and Other Copyright Exceptions in the Digital Age

2013 Annual Congress of the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues (SERCI) held in MINES ParisTech, Paris (France)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Jul 2013
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 272 (202,105)

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copyright law, economics, copyright exemptions, fair use, digital economy

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The Law and Economics of Copyright Law and Copyright Exceptions, Limitations, and Immunities

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 248 (221,588)
Citation 4

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Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Economics

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Common Myths About the Economic Effect of Copyright Term Extensions for Sound Recordings

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 May 2015
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 233 (235,557)

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copyright law, economics, Copyright Term Limits, Copyright Term Extensions, piracy digital economy

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Predicting and Forestalling Market Tipping: The Case of Ride-Hailing Apps in the UK

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Apr 2020
George Robert Barker and Martin Cave
Australian National University and London School of Economics
Downloads 216 (253,076)
Citation 1

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Is Copyright Law Fit for Purpose in the Internet Era? An Economic and Legal Perspective

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2018
Robert Ashcroft and George Robert Barker
PRS for Music Ltd and Australian National University
Downloads 186 (290,015)

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Intellectual property, Copyright Law, economics

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The Value Gap in Music Markets in Canada and the Role of Copyright Law

Number of pages: 125 Posted: 24 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2019
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 128 (395,190)
Citation 2

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Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Economics

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Diminished Creative Industry Growth in Australia in the Digital Age

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Feb 2017
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 127 (397,596)
Citation 1

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Intellectual property, Copyright Law, economic

14.

The Economic Impact of Laws that Weaken Encryption

ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 21.42
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 16 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Australian National University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Law and Economics Consulting Associates and University of Colorado at DenverUniversity of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 121 (412,385)
Citation 1

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Cybersecurity, Encryption, ICT economic impacts, Lawful Access, Trust

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More Unfair Claims About Fair Use in Australia

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jun 2018
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 119 (417,422)
Citation 2

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Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Economics

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An Economic Model of Collective Redress, Relevant to Joinder Proceedings, Group Litigation and Class Actions

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 117 (422,774)

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Class action, scale effects, club goods, litigation funding

17.

Copyright Term Extension Economic Effect on the New Zealand Economy

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 May 2016
George Robert Barker and Stan J. Liebowitz
Australian National University and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 112 (436,590)
Citation 1

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copyright law, economics, Copyright Term Limits, Copyright Term Extensions, piracy digital economy

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A 'Golden Age' for the Creative Sector? The Effect of Digitisation and the Spread of the Internet on Creative Industries

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Oct 2017
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 98 (480,208)
Citation 4

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Intellectual property, Copyright Law, economics

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Digital Convergence and Diminished Creative Industry Growth: A New Zealand Case Study

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Aug 2016
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 90 (507,335)
Citation 1

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Intellectual property, Copyright Law, economics

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More Unfair Claims About Fair Use: This Time in New Zealand

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 05 Aug 2018
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 73 (574,536)
Citation 2

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Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Economics

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Streaming, Competition and Contract Terms In Screen Production in Australia

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 Jan 2023
George Robert Barker
Australian National University
Downloads 54 (669,035)

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Streaming, competition, anti-trust, contract, term, screen, film, TV, Australia, regulation, entertainment, media

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The Contribution of ICT to Productivity in 18 OECD Countries: Focus on Australia

ANU Centre for Law and Economics Working Paper, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 May 2017
George Robert Barker, Melvyn Fuss and Leonard Waverman
Australian National University, University of Toronto - Department of Economics and London Business School
Downloads 50 (692,226)

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Productivity, Information and Communications Technologies, ICT, Economics, OECD Australia, applied econometrics

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Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Economics