Olson’s Paradox Revisited: An Empirical Analysis of Incentives to Contribute in P2P File-sharing Communities
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KeywordsOlson’s paradox; collective goods; Peer-to-Peer; File-sharing; community;
- H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
- L86 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software
- K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
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- NEP-ALL-2011-09-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-IPR-2011-09-05 (Intellectual Property Rights)
- NEP-SOC-2011-09-05 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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