Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
| Editors: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello

Scholarly Publishing and Open Access

  • Matteo MigheliEmail author
  • Giovanni Battista Ramello
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_759


This essay surveys the current framework of scholarly publishing and it examines the shift from the long lasting paradigm sometime denoted as Restricted Access (RA) to the recently emerged model of the Open Access. This change does not only imply a change in who pays forvthe a journal, but it raises a number of issues concerning scholarly communication and academics' behavior.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università di TorinoTorinoItaly
  2. 2.CeRP-Collegio Carlo AlbertoTorinoItaly
  3. 3.DiGSPES, University of Eastern PiedmontAlessandriaItaly
  4. 4.IELTorinoItaly