Journal of Population Economics (2020) 33: 395–411. The paper provides a growth-theoretic analysis of the effects of intellectual property rights on the take-off of an economy from an era of stagnation to a state of sustained economic growth. Strengthening patent protection leads to an earlier take-off but also reduces economic growth in the long run.
Effects of patents on the transition from stagnation to growth
by Angus C. Chu, Zonglai Kou & Xilin Wang
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