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|Title:||Measuring the Effect of Music Downloads on Music Purchases|
|Author:||Alejandro Zentner [University of Texas at Dallas]|
|Country/Territory:||France, Germany, International, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom|
|Objective:||To obtain estimates of the impact of online file sharing on music purchases.|
|Sample:||15.133 consumers from 7 European countries, aged 16+|
Illegal music downloading was found to decrease the probability of buying music by 30%. According to the author’s calculations, without downloads, music sales in 2002 would have been around 7.8% higher.
[Date Added: Jan 20, 2009 ]