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Alternative Economic Model of OA
• property of being non-rivalry • property of partial excludability • Information sharing vs. “free
Incentives for OA• The factor that there is no or little
cost for sharing information• The good feeling of contributing to
the community• The reputation gained in a given
information community –indirect benefit
Paradox of OA
• Collective efforts–Stimulation–Enhancement
Paradox of OA—cont.
Government’s Role in OA
• The Gov. funded = OA?• Providing funding• Set policies to encourage OA