Comment favoriser l'innovation dans le secteur pharmaceutique : brevets et/ou récompenses ?
AbstractBecause the patent system is nowadays under criticisms, it is legitimate to question whether patents provide the best incentive mechanism for innovation. Wouldn?t it be preferable to base incentives on a reward system? This is the question addressed in this article, first in a general perspective and then, by considering the specific case of the pharmaceutical industry. JEL code ? L51, L65, L88, 034.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique.
Volume (Year): XLV (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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- Belleflamme, Paul, 2006. "Comment favoriser l’innovation dans le secteur pharmaceutique: brevets et/ou récompenses ?," Open Access publications from UniversitÃ© catholique de Louvain info:hdl:2078.1/23153, Université catholique de Louvain.
- L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation
- L65 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Chemicals; Rubber; Drugs; Biotechnology
- L88 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Government Policy
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