books / papers on software exports/imports and bop

Karsten Gerloff gerloff at
Mon Oct 5 13:07:33 UTC 2009

Hi Novica,

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 07:44:49PM +0200, Novica Nakov wrote:
> I was wondering if someone maybe knows if there are some published
> books or research papers on effect of software exports / imports on
> the balance of payments of countries, especially developing countries
> where free software is highly advocated.

this isn't really figures, but the Worldmapper project has maps on
Royalty and license fee exports/imports. That would include
software, but also books, movies, pictures etc:

Hope this helps.


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