A Handbook of Cultural Economics includes over 60 eminently readable and concise articles by 50 expert contributors. This unique Handbook is both highly informative and readable; it covers a wide area of cultural economics and its closely related subjects. While being accessible to any reader with a basic knowledge of economics, it presents a comprehensive study at the fore-front of the field.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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1. Copyright and the cultural industries : the policymaker's view 2. Copyright, borrowed images and appropriation art : an economic approach 3. Choice of law issues in relation to copyright 4. Copyright and freedom of expression : an economic analysis 5. Copyright in the Digital Age : the economic rationale 6. Copyright compulsory licensing and incentives 7. Copyright and corporate power 8. The abolition of copyrights : better for artists Third World countries and the public domain 9. Copyright societies do not administer individual property rights : the incoherence of institutional traditions in Germany and the UK 10. Music licensing in the Digital Age 11. Copyright protection, appropriability and new cultural behaviour 12. Performers in the Digital Era : empirical evidence from Japan 13. Creativity without a copyright : music production in Vienna in the late eighteenth century 14. Exploiting museum images 15. Copyright in the Digital Age : opportunities and drawbacks for scientific research 16. The problems of authors' property rights administration in Russia.