Effects of Software Piracy on Economic Growth

Rodrigo Nobre Fernandez, Felipe Garcia Ribeiro, Jean Marcel Del Ponte Duarte

Abstract


This study investigates the effects of software piracy on economic growth around the world for the years 2000 to 2014, using panel data structure with fixed effects to capture this relationship, plus year dummies. Our findings suggest, in general, that software piracy has a negative impact on growth and that this relationship seems to be non-linear.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/ijef.v10n6p1

Copyright (c) 2018 Rodrigo Nobre Fernandez, Felipe Garcia Ribeiro, Jean Marcel Del Ponte Duarte

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