Globalizing Information: The Economics Of International Technology Trade (World Scientific Studies in International Economics 24)

Globalizing Information: The Economics Of International Technology Trade (World Scientific Studies in International Economics 24)

By: Keith E. Maskus (author)Hardback

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This volume presents important analyses of international trade, technology transfer and the global economics of intellectual property rights through selected and key works of Keith E Maskus, spanning his long career. The book includes 17 chapters, ranging from theoretical modeling to empirical and statistical analysis, and policy contributions. Readers will find significant questions addressed in the determinants of trade, foreign direct investment, patents and trade, licensing, parallel imports, and innovation. These chapters span the scope of economic analysis of the globalization of intellectual property and technology transfer, a field in which the author has been a pre-eminent presence.


Introduction; How Trade-Related Are Intellectual Property Rights?; Intellectual Property Rights, Licensing and Economic Growth; Vertical Distribution, Parallel Trade and Price Divergence in Integrated Markets; Parallel Imports and the Pricing of Pharmaceutical Products: Evidence from the European Union; The Impact of Parallel Imports on Investments in Cost-Reducing Research and Development; Transfer of Technology to Developing Countries: Unilateral and Multilateral Policy Options; Intellectual Property Rights, Technology Transfer and Exports in Developing Countries; Southern Innovation and Reverse Knowledge Spillovers in a Dynamic FDI Model; How National and International Financial Development Affect Industrial R A Test of the HOV Theorem: The Leontief Commonplace; Development-Related Biases in Factor Productivities and the HOV Model of Trade; Estimating the Knowledge-Capital Model of the Multinational Enterprise; Quantifying the Impact of Services Liberalization in a Developing Country; Regulatory Standards in the WTO: Comparing Intellectual Property Rights with Competition Policy, Environmental Protection and Core Labor Standards; Economic Perspectives on a Multilateral Agreement on Open Access to Basic Science and Technology; Developing and Distributing Essential Medicines to Developing Countries: The DEFEND Proposal; Differentiated Intellectual Property Regimes for Environmental Technologies.

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  • ISBN13: 9789814401753
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 508
  • ID: 9789814401753
  • ISBN10: 9814401757

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