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Will It Fly? Influence of TRIPS implementation on innovations in post-Communist states.

Pekarskaya, Maryia LU (2013) EKHR71 20131
Department of Economic History
Abstract
WTO is an increasingly influential international organization, which aims to liberalize global commercial activities and TRIPS is an important part of WTO agenda, which provides minimum standards for IPR regulation for all the members. Empirical evidence suggests that stronger IPR regimes contribute to increasing inward FDI, R&D investment and innovations. Starting out from these findings the present study aims to examine expected impacts of Russia’s WTO membership on innovations. As Russia has joined WTO very recently, this paper relies on four case studies of countries with transitional economies, which have already joined WTO, where influence of stronger IPR on FDI, R&D and IP filings are analyzed. The findings show that stronger IPR... (More)
WTO is an increasingly influential international organization, which aims to liberalize global commercial activities and TRIPS is an important part of WTO agenda, which provides minimum standards for IPR regulation for all the members. Empirical evidence suggests that stronger IPR regimes contribute to increasing inward FDI, R&D investment and innovations. Starting out from these findings the present study aims to examine expected impacts of Russia’s WTO membership on innovations. As Russia has joined WTO very recently, this paper relies on four case studies of countries with transitional economies, which have already joined WTO, where influence of stronger IPR on FDI, R&D and IP filings are analyzed. The findings show that stronger IPR positively influenced FDI and IP filings in most of the cases. (Less)
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author
Pekarskaya, Maryia LU
supervisor
organization
course
EKHR71 20131
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
innovations, incentive theory, IPR, WTO, TRIPS, transitional economies, Lithuania, Poland, China, Armenia, Russian Federation
language
English
id
8230933
date added to LUP
2015-11-30 12:23:28
date last changed
2015-11-30 12:23:28
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  abstract     = {WTO is an increasingly influential international organization, which aims to liberalize global commercial activities and TRIPS is an important part of WTO agenda, which provides minimum standards for IPR regulation for all the members. Empirical evidence suggests that stronger IPR regimes contribute to increasing inward FDI, R&D investment and innovations. Starting out from these findings the present study aims to examine expected impacts of Russia’s WTO membership on innovations. As Russia has joined WTO very recently, this paper relies on four case studies of countries with transitional economies, which have already joined WTO, where influence of stronger IPR on FDI, R&D and IP filings are analyzed. The findings show that stronger IPR positively influenced FDI and IP filings in most of the cases.},
  author       = {Pekarskaya, Maryia},
  keyword      = {innovations,incentive theory,IPR,WTO,TRIPS,transitional economies,Lithuania,Poland,China,Armenia,Russian Federation},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Will It Fly? Influence of TRIPS implementation on innovations in post-Communist states.},
  year         = {2013},
}