Economists on the Economics of Open Access Publishing

The March 2009 issue of Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP) (a journal that “runs a strict open access policy”) has a number of articles about the economics of open access publishing. (thanks to Kit Baum, Economics Dept. for alerting me to this information on the RePEc Blog):

Introduction, by Christian Zimmermann

The Stratified Economics of Open Access, by John Willinsky

But what have you done for me lately? Commercial Publishing, Scholarly Communication, and Open-Access, by John P. Conley and Myrna Wooders

Publishing an E-Journal on a Shoe String: Is It a Sustainable Project?, by Piero Cavaleri. Michael Keren, Giovanni B. Ramello and Vittorio Valli

Open Access Models and their Implications for the Players on the Scientific Publishing Market, by Steffen Bernius, Matthias Hanauske, Wolfgang König and Berndt Dugall

Open Access Economics Journals and the Market for Reproducible Economic Research, by B.D. McCullough

Estimating the Potential Impacts of Open Access to Research Findings, by John Houghton and Peter Sheehan

The Economics of Open Bibliographic Data Provision, by Thomas Krichel and Christian Zimmermann