nep-cul New Economics Papers
on Cultural Economics
Issue of 2013‒06‒24
three papers chosen by
Roberto Zanola
University Amedeo Avogadro

  1. The managerial culture and its impact on economic development of Kosovo By Govori, Arbiana
  2. Piracy and Copyright Enforcement Mechanisms By Brett Danaher; Michael D. Smith; Rahul Telang
  3. A Decomposition of EU Wine Demand By Mitchell, Lorraine

  1. By: Govori, Arbiana
    Abstract: Economic development presumes not only the existence of formal institutions such as property rights and the rule of law under which behave economic agents, but also certain norms or social values that promote exchange, savings and investments. In this context, we discuss cultural dimension of economic behavior. In this paper we deal with the identification of key functions that has the managerial culture within organization, helping managers to better understand and use the features of this important organizational phenomenon. This results in strengthening and developing the organization and leads to balanced economic development at the level of the national economy. The same happens at the level of national economy, if viewed as a macro system of what we call organization. In this context we discuss the impact of the managerial culture on economic development of Kosovo
    Keywords: Managerial culture, organizational culture, impact, organization, economic development
    JEL: J24 J53 M12 M14 M51 M54 O10 O15
    Date: 2013–06–03
  2. By: Brett Danaher; Michael D. Smith; Rahul Telang
    Abstract: Much debate exists around the impact that illegal file sharing may have on the creative industries. Similarly, opinions differ regarding whether the producers of artistic works should be forced to accept any weakening of intellectual property rights resulting from illegal file sharing, or if governments should intervene to protect these rights. This chapter seeks to inform these questions by outlining what we do and do not know from existing academic research. We first discuss whether filesharing displaces sales of media goods and then discuss whether such displacement will lead to reduced incentives to produce new creative works. We continue by summarizing recent findings on what businesses can do to compete with piracy and the effectiveness of anti-piracy interventions on encouraging consumers to migrate from illegal to legal consumption channels. We conclude by demonstrating that without additional empirical evidence, it will be difficult to determine the socially optimal set of strategies and government copyright policies in the digital era.
    JEL: D69 L1 L11 L8 L82 M31 O30
    Date: 2013–06
  3. By: Mitchell, Lorraine
    Keywords: Crop Production/Industries, International Relations/Trade,
    Date: 2013

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