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Performance économique de l’industrie du droit d’auteur dans certains pays arabes
[Creative Industries in Arab Countries]

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  • Harabi, Najib

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The paper describes and explains empirically the economic performance of four key copyright-based industries (the book publishing, music sound recording, film production and software industries) in five Arab countries (Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon). Using the Porter (Diamond) model as its theoretical background, a survey was conducted in the years 2002-03 among 242 experts, covering firm representatives, industry and government experts. The results were incorporated into five national case studies. This paper synthesizes the results of those national reports, giving a comparative account of the performance of the four copyright-based industries in these Arab countries. The overall results of the study suggest that copyright-based industries in Arab countries are substantially underdeveloped, and there remains a great potential that should systematically be mobilized. A discussion of how this can be achieved is offered, based upon a well-designed and implemented process of upgrading and innovation in companies, industries and clusters related to copyright-based activities. Public policy can play in this process an important role.

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  • Harabi, Najib, 2004. "Performance économique de l’industrie du droit d’auteur dans certains pays arabes
    [Creative Industries in Arab Countries]
    ," MPRA Paper 4439, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:4439
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    1. Khalid Sekkat & Lahcen Achy, 2004. "Copyright industries in Morocco," ULB Institutional Repository 2013/7398, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
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    Keywords

    Copyright-based industry; cultural industry; creative industry; Arab countries; Economics of copyrigth; Morocco; Tunisia; Egypt; Lebanon; Jordan;

    JEL classification:

    • Z11 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economics of the Arts and Literature
    • O34 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital

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