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Measuring the income to intangibles in goods production: a global value chain approach

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  • Wen Chen
  • Reitze Gouma
  • Bart Los
  • Marcel P. Timmer

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Today’s production processes are fragmented across countries and industries. Intangibles play an important role, but their measurement is elusive. This paper proposes a new empirical framework to measure factor incomes in production that spans industries and countries.

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  • Wen Chen & Reitze Gouma & Bart Los & Marcel P. Timmer, 2017. "Measuring the income to intangibles in goods production: a global value chain approach," WIPO Economic Research Working Papers 36, World Intellectual Property Organization - Economics and Statistics Division.
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