Miloshoska, Danijela (2010) GENERAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF COUNTERFEITING AND PIRACY. First international scientific conference on Economics, management and tourism, SWU of Neofit Rilski-Blagoevgrad, Faculty of Economics, Department of Tourism, 2010.

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Counterfeiting and piracy can have broad economy-wide effects on trade, foreign investment, employment, innovation, criminality and the environment. Concerning the micro-economic effects, the sales volume, prices and costs of right holders are imacted as are investment, royalites and brand value. For consumers, counterfeit and pirated products may offer cheap alternatives to genuine goods but are usually of interior quality. For certain types of infringing goods, the health and safety of consumers may be put at significant risk. With respect to governments, counterfeiting and piracy have effects on tax revenues, government expenditures, and, when corruption takes place, the effectivnes of public institutions.
Counterfeiting and piracy can have general socio-economic effects, including those on: 1. trade; 2. foreign direct investment; 3. innovation and growth; 4. employment; 5. the environment; and 6. criminal activity.
Key words: Counterfeiting, piracy, socio-economic effects.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Economics and Business
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Law
Divisions: Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality
Depositing User: Prof. d-r. Danijela Miloshoska
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2023 12:03
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2023 12:03

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