Stan J. Liebowitz

University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics

Professor of Economics

800 W Campbell Road

Mail Station SM 31

Richardson, TX 75080

United States

http://www.utdallas.edu/~liebowit/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (51)

1.

The Fable of the Keys

Famous Fables of Economics, Dan Spulber, (ed.), Blackwell Publishers, 2002, Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 1-26, April 1990
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Dec 2007
Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,799 (2,242)
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standards, compatibility, lock-in, qwerty, dvorak

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How Reliable is the Oberholzer-Gee and Strumpf Paper on File-Sharing?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2014
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 3,738 (3,458)
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file sharing, mp3, copying, copyright

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Will Mp3 Downloads Annihilate the Record Industry? The Evidence so Far

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 2,923 (5,309)
Citation 29

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Copyright, MP3, Downloads

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File-Sharing: Creative Destruction or Just Plain Destruction?

Center for the Analysis of Property Rights Working Paper No. 04-03
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 1,761 (12,052)
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Copying, copyright, mp3, file sharing, piracy, peer to peer

5.

The Role of Research in Business School Rankings

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 1,436 (16,640)
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business school rankings, citations, magazine rankings, research

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Seventeen Famous Economists Weigh in on Copyright: The Role of Theory, Empirics, and Network Effects

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,401 (17,278)
Citation 29

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Copyright, network effects, eldred, bandwagon, snob, intellectual property

7.

Anatomy of a Train Wreck: Causes of the Mortgage Meltdown

HOUSING AMERICA: BUILDING OUT OF A CRISIS, Benjamin Powell, Randall Holcomb, eds., Transaction Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2008
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 1,363 (18,000)

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mortgages, meltdown. foreclosure, flexible lending, defaults, subprime

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Path Dependence, Lock-In, and History

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, pp. 205-226, April 1995
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2010
Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,134 (23,666)
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path dependence, qwerty, lock in

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The Metric is the Message: How Much of the Decline in Sound Recording Sales is Due to File-Sharing?

Journal of Cultural Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2015
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 1,070 (25,755)
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file sharing, piracy, sound recordings

The Elusive Symbiosis: The Impact of Radio on the Record Industry

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 753 (41,463)
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radio, television, sound recordings, records, copyright, internet radio

The Elusive Symbiosis: The Impact of Radio on the Record Industry

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 93-118, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Jun 2008
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 310 (122,744)

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Radio, Record Industry

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Testing File-Sharing's Impact by Examining Record Sales in Cities

Management Science, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 852-859, April 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2014
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 1,039 (26,850)
Citation 17

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file-sharing, grokster, napster, copyright, pirating, copying, television, radio, internet

12.

Pitfalls in Measuring the Impact of File-Sharing

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2004
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 907 (32,612)
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Filesharing, peer to peer, downloading, network effects, mp3

13.

Causes and Consequences of Market Leadership in Application Software

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jun 1999
Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 826 (37,041)
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Copyright, Piracy and Fair Use in the Networked Age a Cato Policy Analysis

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 May 2002
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 743 (42,823)
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copyright, fair-use, napster, peer to peer, networks, intellectual property

Bundles of Joy: The Ubiquity and Efficiency of Bundles in New Technology Markets

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 639 (51,722)
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bundles, tie-in sales, antitrust, bundling, foreclosure, cable television

Bundles of Joy: The Ubiquity and Efficiency of Bundles in New Technology Markets

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 1-47, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics

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A Fool's Paradise: The Windows World after a Forced Breakup of Microsoft

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Apr 2000
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 632 (53,259)

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Citation 12

Economists' Topsy-Turvy View of Piracy

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2005, 1, 5-17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 382 (97,233)

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Copying, copyright, indirect appropriability, file sharing, piracy, peer to peer

Economists' Topsy-Turvy View of Piracy

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2005, 2(1), 5-17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 227 (168,746)

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Piracy

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The Troubled Path of the Lock-In Movement

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2013
Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and North Carolina State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 568 (60,789)
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qwerty, path dependence, lock-in, network effect, Paul David, Brian Arthur, network externality

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Sequel to Liebowitz's Comment on the Oberholzer-Gee and Strumpf Paper on Filesharing

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 566 (61,060)

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downloads, mp3, file sharing, replication, internet, copying

20.

Fixing the Bias in Current State K-12 Education Rankings

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Stan J. Liebowitz and Matthew L. Kelly
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and University of Texas at Dallas, Students
Downloads 510 (69,605)
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K-12 Education, Education, State Rankings, NAEP, Unionization

21.

The Impact of Reprography on the Copyright System

Copyright Revision Series
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 489 (73,263)
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Don't Play it Again Sam: Radio Play, Record Sales, and Property Rights

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 469 (77,109)
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radio, albums, sound recordings, payola, broadcasting, fallacy of composition

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Breaking Windows: Estimating Some Costs of Breaking Up Microsoft Windows

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Mar 2000
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 429 (85,654)
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Clash of the Titans: Does Internet Use Reduce Television Viewing?

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Stan J. Liebowitz and Alejandro Zentner
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and The University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 385 (97,159)
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Television Internet Substitution

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Network Meltdown: A Legacy of Bad Economics

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 May 2002
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 359 (105,105)

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network effects, lock-in, dot.coms, ecommerce, internet

26.

The Oberholzer-Gee/Strumpf File-Sharing Instrument Fails the Laugh Test

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 353 (107,118)
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File Sharing, Piracy, Downloading, Copyright

Willful Blindness: The Inefficient Reward Structure in Academic Research

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 269 (142,613)

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journals, coauthorship, citations, publications

Willful Blindness: The Inefficient Reward Structure in Academic Research

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 1267-1283, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Aug 2014
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 1 (828,170)
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Is Efficient Copyright a Reasonable Goal?

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 221 (173,580)

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copyright, intellectual property, patent, Henry George, fabian socialism

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A Comment on the Oberholzer-Gee and Strumpf Paper on File-Sharing

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 216 (177,388)
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downloads, mp3, file sharing, internet, copying

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Economic Analysis of Safe Harbor Provisions

CISAC, February 27, 2018
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 211 (181,324)
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copyright, dmca, safe harbor

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The Economics of Betamax: Unauthorized Copying of Advertising Based Television Broadcasts

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 184 (205,260)
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Is the Copyright Monopoly a Best-Selling Fiction?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 169 (220,874)
Citation 1

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copyright, books, monopoly, deadweight loss

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An Expensive Pig in a Poke: Estimating the Costs of the District Court's Proposed Breakup of Microsoft

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Nov 2000
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 160 (231,324)

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The Myth of Copyright Inefficiency

Regulation, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 28-34, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Aug 2009
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 159 (232,560)

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copyright law, copyright monopoly, copyright rents, IP law, intelectual property

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Declaration Criticizing Government's Proposed Remedies in Microsoft Case

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Aug 2000
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 154 (238,923)
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The Internet as a Celestial TiVo

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2020
Stan J. Liebowitz and Alejandro Zentner
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and The University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 143 (253,666)
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internet, netflix, hulu, television, product variety

37.

A Critique of Copyright Criticisms

George Mason Law Review, Summer, 2015, 22(4) p. 43-58.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 139 (259,434)

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38.

The Motivations to Create

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
Stan J. Liebowitz and Alejandro Zentner
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and The University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 126 (279,587)
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copyright, innovation, creation, patent

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Parasitic Technologies and Non-Creative Destruction

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 99 (330,613)

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technology, tivo, commercials, advertising

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Responding to Oberholzer-Gee & Strumpf’s Attempted Defense of Their Piracy Paper

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2017
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 92 (346,430)

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Piracy, File Sharing, Sound Recordings, Music, iTunes, Napster

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Paradise Lost? The Payment of British Authors in 19th Century America’s Copyright Wilderness

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2016
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 77 (385,625)

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copyright, publishing, Royal Copyright Commission, cartel

42.

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 73 (397,347)
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copyright law, economics, Copyright Term Limits, Copyright Term Extensions, piracy digital economy

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Replicating Four 'Quasi-Experiments' and Three Facts from Oberholzergee/Strumpf's Piracy Article

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 May 2016
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 47 (490,758)

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Piracy, File Sharing, Oberholzer-Gee, Strumpf, Sound Recordings, Music, iTunes, Napster

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The Challenges of Using Ranks to Estimate Sales

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2020
Stan J. Liebowitz and Alejandro Zentner
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and The University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 45 (499,569)
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power laws, zipf, pareto, ranks, sales, internet

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Why the Oberholzer-Gee/Strumpf Article on File Sharing Is Not Credible

Econ Journal Watch, 13(3) September 2016, pp 373-396
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 39 (527,349)
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Piracy, File Sharing, Oberholzer-Gee, Strumpf, Sound Recordings, Music, iTunes, Napster

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Unbundling Copyright from Patents to Inform the Analysis of Notice Costs and Monopoly

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 34 (552,946)

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notice, copyright, patent, monopoly

47.

Only a “Longish” Tail

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Stan J. Liebowitz, Michael R. Ward and Alejandro Zentner
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics, University of Texas at Arlington - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and The University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 33 (558,368)

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long tail, internet commerce, books, entertainment, concentration, gini coefficient

Paradise Lost or Fantasy Island? The Payment of British Authors in 19th Century America

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Aug 2016
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 33 (572,040)

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copyright, publishing, Royal Copyright Commission, cartel, intellectual property

Paradise Lost or Fantasy Island? The Payment of British Authors in 19th Century America

Posted: 13 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics

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copyright, publishing, Royal Copyright Commission, cartel, intellectual property

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How to Best Ensure Remuneration for Creators in the Market for Music? Copyright and its Alternatives

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 513-545, September 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Aug 2006
Stan J. Liebowitz and Richard Watt
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance
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Responding to Bruce Baker's Comment on the Liebowitz/Kelly State K-12 School Ranking Report

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Feb 2019
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Education, NEPC, Education Rankings, K-12, NAEP

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Data to Support My Arguments in My Dispute with Oberholzer-Gee and Strumpf (Appendix)

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 9
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An Open Letter to the Editors of the JPE

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Nov 2017
Stan J. Liebowitz
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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replication retraction piracy fraud