Economics Literature Database

WIPO's Economics Literature Database provides an overview of key academic literature that has influenced thinking in the field of the economics of intellectual property (IP). It is a convenient starting point for researchers, policy-makers, and anyone interested in the economics of IP.

The Database can be searched by IP instrument (patents, copyright, etc.) and/or theme (competition, IP policy etc.) and each result is accompanied by a short description together with relevant bibliographic information so that you can easily track down the full version.

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