A CREATe capacity building event hosted by: Centre for Competition Policy & University of East Anglia, Norwich

4th/5th February 2015, Thomas Paine Study Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich (see map)

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Economics lies at the heart of CREATe’s mission to explore the role of copyright and new business models in the creative industries. This two-day event provided an opportunity to explore the insights and methods provided by economists and others. It was an opportunity to debate the relationship between competition and creativity; to consider how experimental economics can increase our understanding of consumers and producers; to examine the particular issues and problems that face new markets in the digital creative economy.

The aim of the event was to allow CREATe researchers to engage with economists and economics, and to see how work in the field can supplement and develop their own research.

As part of the event, brief presentations were given by new researchers working on new projects in this area of research.


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Session 1: From Creativity to Market

Ruth Towse. “Copyright and Creativity: Incentive and Reward”

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George Musgrave. “Collaborating to Compete: Cultural Intermediaries and the Indistinguishability Dilemma in a Creative Industry”

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Morten Hviid and Sofia Izquierdo Sanchez. “The Real Players in the Videogame Industry: The Role of Modern Intermediaries”

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Session 2: Regulating the Consumer, Rewarding the Creator

Daniel Zizzo and Piers Fleming. “Risky Unlawful Downloads: An Experiment”

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John Street [and Simone Schroff]. “Regulating Collective Management Organisations: How, Why and with What Effect?”

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Session 3: Egg Timer Sessions for New Researchers

Evgenia Kanellopoulou. “Competition Law and the Music Industries”

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Hyojung Sun. “Digital Music Economy: Convergence of Old and New”

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Theodore Koutmeridis. “The CREATe Evidence Wiki”
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Jesus A. Rodriguez Perez. “Web tool for the exploration of the Online Copyright Infringement Tracker datasets by Ofcom”

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Session 4: The Role of Right and Reviews in the Creative Economy

Martin Kretschmer. “Copyright term extension for sound recordings: Investigating the empirical effects of Directive 2011/77/EU”

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Shaun Hargreaves-Heap. “Diversity of Aesthetic View: Does It Matter?”

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Programme

Day One – Wednesday 4 February 2015

13:00 – 14:00 Registration & Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Session 1: From Creativity to Market
14:00 – 14:40 Ruth Towse
“Copyright and Creativity: Incentive and Reward”
14:40 – 15:20 George Musgrave
“Collaborating to Compete: Cultural Intermediaries and the Indistinguishability Dilemma in a Creative Industry”
15:20 – 16:00 Morten Hviid and Sofia Izquierdo Sanchez
“The Real Players in the Videogame Industry: The Role of Modern Intermediaries”
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:30 Keynote Speaker: Joel Waldfogel,
“Creative Activity and Product ‘Quality’ in Music, Movies and Books since Napster/Digitization”
18:30 – 19:30 Over the Water: Guided Walk through Norwich
19:30 – Dinner

Day Two – Thursday 5 February 2015

09:00 – 09:30 Arrival Tea/Coffee
09:30 – 10:50 Session 2: Regulating the Consumer, Rewarding the Creator
09:30 – 10:10 Daniel Zizzo and Piers Fleming
“Risky Unlawful Downloads: An Experiment”
10:10 – 10:50 John Street [and Simone Schroff] “Regulating Collective Management Organisations: How, Why and with What Effect?”
10:50 – 11:20 Break
11:20 – 12:40 Session 3: Egg Timer Sessions for New Researchers
11:20 – 11:40 Evgenia Kanellopoulou
“Competition Law and the Music Industries”
11:40 – 12:00 Hyojung Sun
“Digital Music Economy: Convergence of Old and New”
12:00 – 12:40 Theodore Koutmeridis
“The CREATe Evidence Wiki”
12:40 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 15:00 Session 4: The Role of Right and Reviews in the Creative Economy
13:40 – 14:20 Martin Kretschmer
“Copyright term extension for sound recordings: Investigating the empirical effects of Directive 2011/77/EU”
14:20 – 15:00 Shaun Hargreaves-Heap
“Diversity of Aesthetic View: Does It Matter?”
15:00 – 15:45 Closing Remarks and Farewell Drinks

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