Harabi, Najib (2004): Performance économique de l’industrie du droit d’auteur dans certains pays arabes.
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The paper describes and explains empirically the economic performance of four key copyright-based industries (the book publishing, music sound recording, film production and software industries) in five Arab countries (Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon). Using the Porter (Diamond) model as its theoretical background, a survey was conducted in the years 2002-03 among 242 experts, covering firm representatives, industry and government experts. The results were incorporated into five national case studies. This paper synthesizes the results of those national reports, giving a comparative account of the performance of the four copyright-based industries in these Arab countries. The overall results of the study suggest that copyright-based industries in Arab countries are substantially underdeveloped, and there remains a great potential that should systematically be mobilized. A discussion of how this can be achieved is offered, based upon a well-designed and implemented process of upgrading and innovation in companies, industries and clusters related to copyright-based activities. Public policy can play in this process an important role.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||University of Applied Sciences, Northwestern Switzerland|
|Original Title:||Performance économique de l’industrie du droit d’auteur dans certains pays arabes|
|English Title:||Creative Industries in Arab Countries|
|Keywords:||Copyright-based industry; cultural industry; creative industry; Arab countries; Economics of copyrigth; Morocco; Tunisia; Egypt; Lebanon; Jordan|
|Subjects:||Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z11 - Economics of the Arts and Literature
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O34 - Intellectual Property Rights
|Depositing User:||Najib Harabi|
|Date Deposited:||11. Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 10:23|
Etudes de cas nationales de l’OMPI :
al Khouri, R. (2004), Performance of Copyright Industries in Jordan; paper prepared for the WIPO Project on “Performance of Copyright Industries in Selected Arab Countries”. Geneva: WIPO.
Ghoneim, A.F. (2004), Performance of Copyright Industries in Egypt; paper prepared for the WIPO Project on “Performance of Copyright Industries in Selected Arab Countries”. Geneva: WIPO.
Lahouel, M.L (2004), Performance of Copyright Industries in Tunisia; paper prepared for the WIPO Project on “Performance of Copyright Industries in Selected Arab Countries”. Geneva: WIPO.
Melki, R. (2004): Performance of Copyright Industries in Lebanon. paper prepared for the WIPO Project on “Performance of Copyright Industries in Selected Arab Countries. Geneva: WIPO.
Sekkat, K. and L.Achy (2004), Performance of Copyright Industries in Morocco; paper prepared for the WIPO Project on “Performance of Copyright Industries in Selected Arab Countries”. Geneva: WIPO.
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