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Does stronger protection of intellectual property Stimulate innovation?

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  • Kausik Gangopadhyay

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    (Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode)

  • Debasis Mondal

    (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)

This paper incorporates the idea that the protection of intellectual property rights may hinder the free flow of scientific knowledge from innovations in a standard endogenous growth model and finds that stronger protection of intellectual property rights may discourage innovation.

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Paper provided by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode in its series Working papers with number 106.

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Date of creation: 2012
Handle: RePEc:iik:wpaper:106
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