Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation: Evidence from Health Care Markets
NBER Working Paper No. 21246
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Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. I am very grateful to Navid Bazzazian, Dan Fetter, Josh Lerner, Jim Poterba, and especially Scott Stern for comments. This paper is forthcoming in Innovation Policy and the Economy: Volume 16, edited by Josh Lerner and Scott Stern. Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute on Aging and the NIH Common Fund, Office of the NIH Director, through Grant U01-AG046708 to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); the content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH or NBER. Financial support from NIA Grant Number T32-AG000186 to the NBER, NSF Grant Number 1151497, the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard, the Chicago Booth Initiative on Global Markets, the NBER Innovation Policy and the Economy program, and the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School is also gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.