Factor Incomes in Global Value Chains: The Role of Intangibles
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We would like to thank participants at the NBER/CRIW conference “Measuring and Accounting for Innovation in the 21st Century”, Washington, March 2017, at the IARIW conference, Copenhagen August 2018 as well as at the WIPO experts’ meeting in Geneva, March 2017, for stimulating discussion, in particular (without implicating) Carol Corrado, John Fernald, Carsten Fink and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent. The authors have been consulting for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in 2017. The views expressed are those of the authors, and not (necessarily) of the WIPO or the National Bureau of Economic Research. Financial support from the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) for Marcel Timmer is gratefully acknowledged (grant number 453-14-012).