On this page, you can download documents and notes concerning the economics of copyright. Most of them were presented at the SERCI Annual Congress during the year of reference. Documents and notes posted here are intended to form a basis for academic discussion. The documents may be short (preliminary) papers, or other observations and comments. You are welcome to comment on a note directly to the author. Naturally, constructive comments are particularly welcome.


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