20 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2012
Date Written: December 31, 2011
As an alternative to the current copyright system (FLC), indefinitely renewable copyright (IRC) has not been compared to the current system in international settings. We compare them in a two country setting. We find that optimally configured IRC does not necessarily lead to higher national or global welfare than an optimally configured FLC.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Yuan, Michael Y. and Domon, Koji, Indefinitely Renewable Copyright and the Current Copyright System: A Two Country Setting Comparison (December 31, 2011). Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 35-54, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2024577