14 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2008
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.
Suggested Citation: 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