Patents, Innovation, and Development
NBER Working Paper No. 27203
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This paper was written for the Inaugural Penrose Lectures at SOAS, London, in March 2018. I am grateful to the organizer, Christine Oughton, for giving me the opportunity to present this work. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.