What Makes Students Pay for Music?

October 20, 2009

Given the music industry's intense campaign to discourage students from downloading music without paying for it, one obvious question is: What attitudes lead students to pay? A new study published on the Social Science Research Network, based on a survey of undergraduates at a Southern private university, finds two factors that correlate with students' decision to pay for music. They are the probability of facing a lawsuit and a sense of morality.

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