North-south trade and directed technical change

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Journal of International Economics, 76, 276-296, 2008
To cite or link this document: Gancia, Gino
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia i Empresa 2003-05-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of International Economics, 76, 276-296, 2008
dc.description.abstract In a world where poor countries provide weak protection for intellectual property rights, market integration shifts technical change in favor of rich nations. Through this channel, free trade may amplify international income differences. At the same time, integration with countries where intellectual property rights are weakly protected can slow down the world growth rate. A crucial implication of these results is that protection of intellectual property is most beneficial in open countries. This prediction, which is novel in the literature, finds support in the data on a panel of 53 countries observed in the years 1965-1990.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Economics and Business Working Papers Series; 834
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dc.title North-south trade and directed technical change
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper 2016-06-04T02:50:49Z
dc.subject.keyword Macroeconomics and International Economics
dc.subject.keyword economic growth
dc.subject.keyword north-south trade
dc.subject.keyword intellectual property rights
dc.subject.keyword cross-country income differences
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