Benefits of the open source software market identified

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 14:30 in Mathematics & Economics

A new article identifies the social-welfare benefits of open source software, despite the existence of free-riding that is inherent in the industry due to information-sharing. The market creates spillover benefits for both consumers and producers.

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