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Samita Dhanasobhon

Carnegie-Mellon University

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April 2015Understanding Media Markets in the Digital Age: Economics and Methodology
with Brett Danaher, Michael D. Smith, Rahul Telang
in Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy, Avi Goldfarb, Shane M. Greenstein, and Catherine E. Tucker, editors
Digitization raises a variety of important academic and managerial questions around firm strategies and public policies for the content industries, with many of these questions influenced by the erosion of copyright caused by Internet file-sharing. At the same time, digitization has created many new opportunities to empirically analyze these questions by leveraging new data sources and abundant natural experiments in media markets. In this chapter the authors describe the open "big picture" questions related to digitization and the copyright industries, and discuss methodological approaches to leverage the new data and natural experiments in digital markets to address these questions. They close the chapter with a specific proof of concept research study that analyzes an important academi...
November 2013Understanding Media Markets in the Digital Age: Economics and Methodology
with Brett Danaher, Michael D. Smith, Rahul Telang: w19634
Digitization raises a variety of important academic and managerial questions around firm strategies and public policies for the content industries, with many of these questions influenced by the erosion of copyright caused by Internet file-sharing. At the same time, digitization has created many new opportunities to empirically analyze these questions by leveraging new data sources and abundant natural experiments in media markets. In this chapter we describe the open "big picture" questions related to digitization and the copyright industries, and discuss methodological approaches to leverage the new data and natural experiments in digital markets to address these questions. We close our chapter with a specific proof of concept research study that analyzes an important academic and mana...

Published: Understanding Media Markets in the Digital Age: Economics and Methodology, Brett Danaher, Samita Dhanasobhon, Michael D. Smith, Rahul Telang. in Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy, Goldfarb, Greenstein, and Tucker. 2015

 
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