The Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues

SERCI's interview with Will Page


On September 9th, 2021, Richard Watt (General Secretary, SERCI) interviewed Will Page on the topic of his book ‘Tarzan Economics’.

Will Page is the author of ‘Tarzan Economics: Eight Principles in Pivoting through Disruption’, published by Simon & Schuster in the UKand Little Brown and Company in the US. He was formerly Chief Economist of Spotify and PRS for Music, where he pioneered Rockonomics. At PRS he published work on Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’ and saving BBC 6Music. At Spotify he helped redefine catalogue, uncovered the anatomy of a hit and articulated the global value of music copyright. A passionate communicator, Will’s work is regularly featured in Billboard, The Economist and the Financial Times, His most recent publication on Twitch’s Rockonomics examines how live streaming will coexist with live music. He is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and a fellow at the Royal Society of the Arts.