What do drug monopolies cost consumers in developing countries?
AbstractThis paper quantifies the effects of drug monopolies and low per-capita income on pharmaceutical prices in developing economies using the example of the antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) used to treat HIV.
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Volume (Year): 116 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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Intellectual property rights; International price discrimination; TRIPS agreement; Pharmaceutical industry; Markups;
Other versions of this item:
- Rebecca Hellerstein, 2011. "What do drug monopolies cost consumers in developing countries?," Staff Reports 530, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
- D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
- L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
- L65 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Chemicals; Rubber; Drugs; Biotechnology
- O34 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Intellectual Property and Intellectual Capital
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- Jayashree Watal, 2000. "Pharmaceutical Patents, Prices and Welfare Losses: Policy Options for India Under the WTO TRIPS Agreement," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 23(5), pages 733-752, 05.
- Knetter, Michael M, 1989. "Price Discrimination by U.S. and German Exporters," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 79(1), pages 198-210, March.
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