The Reform of Intellectual Property
Publication Date: July 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): Dean Baker
Keywords: Prescription drugs; Marginal cost; Monopoly profits
Coverage: United States
This paper details the ways in which patents and copyrights lead to economic inefficiencies and outlines alternative systems to provide incentives for innovation. Published in the Post-Autistic Economics Review on July 5, 2005.