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Central European Music Industry Report 2020

We will present to the audience the Central European Music Industry Report 2020 on the CCS Ecosystems: FLIPPING THE ODDS” Conference – a two-day high-level stakeholder event jointly organized with the European Commission, DG Education and Culture.

Private Copying in Croatia

My study, Private Copying in Croatia, argues for an overhaul of the Croatian private copying remuneration scheme and gives some empirical evidence for the transposition of the DSM Directive. Even for those who are not interested in royalties, the first 3 chapters offer a very interesting introduction on how people listen to music, how musicians make music and how people copy it in the 21st century.

Private Copying in Croatia

This study argues that the cultural and welfare benefits of this private copying regime are enormous and important to create a good quality of life in Croatia for all age groups, but especially for young people, and it must be maintained. …

DSM Directive, Value Gap & Private Copying Levies

We see common threats and common opportunities with the national implementations of the DSM Directive. While it is not addressing private copying, it is aiming to re-arrange the power balance between users and rightsholders of certain unlicensed, or not fully-licensed and compensated uses. Users will use this opportunity to keep as much as possible from the value transfer to their media platforms, and hardware manufacturers will try to freeze very low private copying remuneration levels in the region. Or worse still: to reduce them.

Royalties

Valuing music, film, and projecting royalty flows.

Value added by music in public performance and home copying: economic theory and empirical applications for tariff setting

My short presentation highlighted the fact that the CEE region’s is much richer in terms of household cultural and recreational spending than music publishers believe.

Analysis of the Hungarian Private Copy Remuneration Scheme

An economic analysis of the evolution of private copying, its benefits for the Hungarian households and the equitable remuneration for music and film copyright and neighboring right owners. Review of the technological and regulatory evolution of the …