Appropriability, communication and social welfare in a knowledge economy

Wilfred Dolfsma*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Abstract

Intellectual Property Rights take on a different significance in the knowledge economy and on the internet. Their expanding role is not necessarily a beneficial development for the economy a dynamic welfare analysis indicates. The effects of IPRs is compounded by the newly emerging relations between producers and consumers in which the latter are increasingly acting as dependent co-producers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-77
Number of pages13
JournalInformation and Communications Technology Law
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Appropriability
  • Communication
  • ICT
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Knowledge economy
  • Social welfare

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Appropriability, communication and social welfare in a knowledge economy'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this