CAPRI Recent Activities and News
Stan Liebowitz was asked to provide the keynote address for the Society of Cultural Economics in Kyoto, Japan in the Spring, 2012. He also provided a public lecture (“Tullock Big Ideas About Information Lecture”) where he discussed his research on piracy issues during the last decade at George Mason University in February of 2011, in addition to other presentations.
Alejandro Zentner accepted a one year visiting position at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh for the 2011-2012 academic year and also made several presentations.
Bernhard Ganglmair accepted invitations to present papers at NBER Conference on Patents, Standards, and Innovation in Boston on May 7, 2011 and the Zurich Workshop on Economics, Lucerne, Switzerland on September 8-10, 2011, among other invitations.
Since 2009, numerous newspapers and magazines have run stories discussing CAPRI research:Financial Times – March 22 2011 NY Times – January 15, 2011 Financial Post – Dec 22, 2010 National Post – Sept 22, 2010 Handelsblatt – Jun 28, 2010 Chronicle of Higher Education – Jun 17, 2010 DerBörsianer – Jun 9, 2010 Washington Times – Apr 13, 2010 Billboard Business News – Feb 24, 2010 Wall Street Journal – February 19 2010 New York Times – January 11, 2010 National Geographic – Dec 27, 2009 Business Week – Nov 4, 2009 Financial Post – Oct 23, 2009 Business Week – Sep 17, 2009 Billboard Business News – Jul 30, 2009 and Mar 10, 2009 Billboard – Jul 15, 2009 Forbes – May 28, 2009 Forbes – Mar 24, 2009 Columbus Dispatch – May 18, 2009 Palm Beach Post – May 10, 2009 Washington Times – Jan 9, 2009
There were 11 new acceptances among the CAPRI research projects since 2009, as listed below:
- Clash of the Titans: The Internet as a competitor to Television Review of Economics and Statistics 2012. Stan Liebowitz and Alejandro Zentner UT Dallas.
- Is Efficient Copyright a Reasonable Goal? George Washington Law Review, Vol 79, Issue 6, September 2011, p1692-1711. Stan Liebowitz, UT Dallas.
- What are the Economic Impacts of Micropayments for Intellectual Properties? Chapter in Competition, Innovation and Intellectual Property (Edited by G. Ramello and F. M. Scherer), Routledge, 2011. Stan Liebowitz, UT Dallas.
- Converting Pirates Without Cannibalizing Purchasers: The Impact of Digital Distribution on Physical Sales and Internet Piracy Brett Danaher, Marketing Science Volume: 29 Issue: 6 Pages: 1138-1151 2010. Mike Smith and Rahul Telang, Carnegie Mellon University
- Reflections On The Nature And Scope Of The Concept Of Capital And Its Extension To Intangibles – A Capital-Based Approach to The Firm.” In Alan Burton-Jones and J.C. Spender, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital, Oxford University Press, 2010. Peter Lewin UT Dallas
- Law and Innovation in Copyright Industries, Brendan Cunningham and Jonathon Baker, US Naval Academy, Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 61-82, 2009.
- Bundles of Joy: The Ubiquity and Efficiency of Bundles in New Technology Markets Stan Liebowitz, UT Dallas and Stephen Margolis, North Carolina State University. The lead article in Journal of Competition Law & Economics. 1 Vol. 5, March 2009, pp. 1-48.
- Anatomy of a Train Wreck: Causes of the Mortgage Meltdown Housing America: Building out of a Crisis edited by Benjamin Powell and Randall Holcomb, Transaction Publishers, 2009. Stan Liebowitz, UT Dallas.
- Online Sales, Music Downloads and the Changes in Music Specialty Stores Alejandro Zentner, UT Dallas. Information Economics and Policy Volume 20, Issue 3, September 2008, Pages 288-300..
- Competing with Free: The Impact of Movie Broadcasts on DVD Sales and Internet Piracy. MIS Quarterly Vol. 33 No. 2, pp. 321-338/June 2009. Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang, Carnegie Mellon University.
- 2. ARMs, Not Subprimes, Caused the Mortgage Crisis, The Economists’ Voice Vol. 6: Iss. 12, Article 4 (2009). Stan Liebowitz, UT Dallas.