Alcala, Francisco and Gonzalez-Maestre, Miguel (2005): Artistic creation and intellectual property.
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We analyze artistic markets considering three key distinctive features that have been overlooked by the standard analysis on intellectual property. These features are the dynamic link between the current number of young artists and future high-quality artistic creation, Rosen's superstars phenomenon, and the role played by promotion costs. Introducing them into an overlapping-generations model brings about a new perspective on the consequences for artistic creation of changes in the copyright term, progress in communication technologies favoring market concentration by stars, and the enlargement of markets. The conventional result that longer copyrights always stimulate artistic creation only holds as a particular case.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Universidad de Murcia|
|Original Title:||Artistic creation and intellectual property|
|Keywords:||superstars; copyright; innate abilities; talent|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O34 - Intellectual Property Rights
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L82 - Entertainment; Media
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J4 - Particular Labor Markets > J44 - Professional Labor Markets; Occupational Licensing
|Depositing User:||Francisco Alcala|
|Date Deposited:||31. Dec 2006|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 10:14|
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