The Public Domain
Richard Watt (ed.), The Law and Economics of Copyright (Routledge 2014), Forthcoming
18 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2013 Last revised: 22 Jan 2014
Date Written: December 3, 2013
This chapter in an upcoming book on the law and economics of copyright provides a basic primer on the economics of the public domain, discussing extant models and references, including new graphs comparing used book and new book markets to represent market distortions enabled by copyright protection.
Keywords: public domain, copyright, term extension, model, amazon, abebooks, used books
JEL Classification: H42, K11
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