Issues in Assessment of the Economic Impact of Copyright

14 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2008  

Robert Picard

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Timo Toivonen

University of Turku - Department of Economics

Abstract

This article explores methods and issues in measuring the contributions of copyright industries to national economies. It reveals the importance of copyright value creation, identifies copyright industries and activities that make economic contributions, discusses problems of measurement, compares methods used and reveals difficulties in comparability of existing research, and provides suggestions for improving and undertaking future research.

Keywords: Copyright

Suggested Citation

Picard, Robert and Toivonen, Timo, Issues in Assessment of the Economic Impact of Copyright. Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 27-40, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1146192

Robert Picard (Contact Author)

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Timo Toivonen

University of Turku - Department of Economics ( email )

FIN-20500 Turku
Finland

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