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Open source software : the new intellectual property paradigm

Author: Stephen M Maurer; Suzanne Scotchmer; National Bureau of Economic Research.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
Series: Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research), no. 12148.
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Abstract: Open source methods for creating software rely on developers who voluntarily reveal code in the expectation that other developers will reciprocate. Open source incentives are distinct from earlier uses of intellectual property, leading to different types of inefficiencies and different biases in R & D investment. Open source style of software development remedies a defect of intellectual property  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen M Maurer; Suzanne Scotchmer; National Bureau of Economic Research.
OCLC Number: 66271179
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Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Series Title: Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research), no. 12148.
Responsibility: Stephen M. Maurer, Suzanne Scotchmer.

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Abstract: Open source methods for creating software rely on developers who voluntarily reveal code in the expectation that other developers will reciprocate. Open source incentives are distinct from earlier uses of intellectual property, leading to different types of inefficiencies and different biases in R & D investment. Open source style of software development remedies a defect of intellectual property protection, namely, that it does not generally require or encourage disclosure of source code. We review a considerable body of survey evidence and theory that seeks to explain why developers participate in open source collaborations instead of keeping their code proprietary, and evaluates the extent to which open source may improve welfare compared to proprietary development.

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