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Author Scandizzo, Stefania.

Title Counterfeit goods and income inequality / Stefania Scandizzo
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, IMF Institute, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (22 pages)
Series IMF working paper ; WP/01/13
IMF working paper ; WP/01/13
Summary The standard argument for intellectual property rights (IPR) protection is that there is a trade-off between the need to concede monopoly power as an incentive for innovation, and the loss in consumer surplus such a concession entails. From strictly the consumers' point of view, imitation is a good thing mainly because it reduces such monopoly power
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 21-22)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Equality -- Econometric models.
Income distribution -- Econometric models.
Intellectual property -- Econometric models.
Monopolies -- Econometric models.
Product counterfeiting -- Economic aspects -- Econometric models.
Technology transfer -- Econometric models.
Form Electronic book
Author IMF Institute.
International Monetary Fund.
ISBN 1281604127