Amit Kumar Jha


Amit Kumar JhaAmit Kumar Jha (PhD) is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Law at Mahindra University, Hyderabad, India. He has a doctorate degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and has taught various courses both at under-graduation and Post-graduation levels in various colleges of University of Delhi. He has extensively worked on Copyright and related rights issues.

Papers Published in World Economics:

The Missing Piece: A Copyright Index

This paper aims to add to the literature on intellectual property protection by creating an index/database to reflect the strength of copyright and related rights for 109 countries for 2023. The index is primarily based on a range of factors like coverage of the law, membership in copyright conventions and its duration, copyright applications and enforcement mechanisms. The evidence indicates that developed countries and European nations tend to provide better protection to copyright holders.

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