The Economics of Intellectual Property: A Identify Themes for Future Research

This paper reviews the literature on the economics of intellectual property rights. Intellectual property rights (IPR) refer to the legal protection accorded to certain inventions or creations of the mind, and certain features of IPR are of particular interest to economists.

From Working paper (Economics Series Working Papers, Oxford University ), published on 27-12-2002


  • Christine Greenhalgh
  • Padraig Dixon


  • Innovation research


  • Intellectual property

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