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Information Economy Project Hosts Tullock Lecture February 28

Professor Stan LiebowitzThe Information Economy Project at George Mason University has announced the next Tullock Lecture Big Ideas About Information, Sometimes it is a Wolf: Piracy, Fairy Tale Business Models & Intellectual Property on the Internet. The lecture will be given by Stan Liebowitz, Ashbel Smith Professor of Economics of the University of Texas at Dallas and Director of the Center for the Analysis of Property Rights and Innovation (CAPRI).

Liebowitz has published widely in scholarly journals on the economics of knowledge goods, intellectual property, file-sharing, and network effects. His lecture will explore distinctions between piracy, fairy tale business models, and intellectual property, with an analysis of current economic empirical methodology. Drawing upon his research on file-sharing, Liebowitz will discuss implications for copyright law.

The lecture will take place on Monday, February 28, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in Hazel Hall, with a reception to follow. Hazel Hall is located on the Arlington Campus at 3301 Fairfax Drive. The campus is accessible via Metro's Orange Line (Virginia Square-GMU station). Admission to the event is free, but seating is limited. Please respond via e-mail  (iep.gmu@gmail.com) to reserve your spot.