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Ex-Spotify Chief Economist Will Page on what’s next for the music industry

Will Page former Chief Economist at Spotify joins Michael and Jay on the Music Biz Weekly Podcast for an incredibly interesting discussion of Spotify, streaming services, podcasts, NFTs and change in the music industry.

Will Page is the former chief economist of Spotify and PRS for Music, where he pioneered Rockonomics. At PRS he published work on Radiohead’s In Rainbows and on saving BBC 6 Music. At Spotify he also helped redefine the catalog and articulated the global value of music copyright.

A passionate communicator, Page has regular features in Billboard, The Economist, and the Financial Times. His most recent publication, a full-page feature in the FT Life & Arts, explored Taylor Swift, Bob Dylan and the future of streaming.

He is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and a fellow at the Royal Society of the Arts. His latest book is Tarzan Economics:

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