What Is the Effect of File Sharing on the Creation of New Music? A Critical Review Of 'A Case Study of File Sharing and Music Output'

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-02

14 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2016

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George S. Ford

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

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Date Written: March 6, 2014

Abstract

A study claiming that file sharing has not reduced new music creation is evaluated. The defects in the analysis are numerous and varied. Statistical tests are shown to be meaningless.

Keywords: Copyright, File Sharing, Piracy

JEL Classification: Z1

Suggested Citation

Ford, George S., What Is the Effect of File Sharing on the Creation of New Music? A Critical Review Of 'A Case Study of File Sharing and Music Output' (March 6, 2014). Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-02 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2837296

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