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Revisiting the link between knowledge spillovers and growth: an intellectual property perspective

Panagopoulos, Andreas (2009) Revisiting the link between knowledge spillovers and growth: an intellectual property perspective. The Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 18 (6). pp. 533-546.

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Abstract

Patents act as an incentive to innovate. However, as this paper argues, patents can discourage some innovators from innovating, reducing knowledge spillovers. The combined result of the above suggests a concave relationship between patent protection and output growth.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: The Economics of Innovation and New Technology
Uncontrolled Keywords: intellectual property ; patent races ; growth
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
ID Code: 44552
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 19:17
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2013 15:28
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/44552

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