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The Potential of Intellectual Property Rights for Economic Development: A Case Study on India

Swilam, Yasmine LU (2017) EKHS21 20171
Department of Economic History
Abstract (Swedish)
Intellectual Property Rights’ systems have not yet been admitted as policy instruments favouring economic performance of developing countries, and Intellectual Property itself has not been recognised as an economic asset as yet. While there is strong argument that robust IPR system fosters economic growth and development, suspicions of this argument still hold up in the national and international debate. This paper questions whether or not strengthening and enforcing Intellectual Property Rights regimes will positively affect the economic growth and development of developing countries, through attracting more foreign direct investments, increasing exports and encouraging innovation. A case study on India’s economy is performed using a time... (More)
Intellectual Property Rights’ systems have not yet been admitted as policy instruments favouring economic performance of developing countries, and Intellectual Property itself has not been recognised as an economic asset as yet. While there is strong argument that robust IPR system fosters economic growth and development, suspicions of this argument still hold up in the national and international debate. This paper questions whether or not strengthening and enforcing Intellectual Property Rights regimes will positively affect the economic growth and development of developing countries, through attracting more foreign direct investments, increasing exports and encouraging innovation. A case study on India’s economy is performed using a time series panel data for the period 2000- 2015. (Less)
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author
Swilam, Yasmine LU
supervisor
organization
course
EKHS21 20171
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Intellectual Property Rights – Economic Growth – Developing countries - India – Time Series Analysis – Cointegration – VECM – Granger Causality
language
English
id
8922620
date added to LUP
2018-05-29 12:05:43
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2018-05-29 12:05:43
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  abstract     = {Intellectual Property Rights’ systems have not yet been admitted as policy instruments favouring economic performance of developing countries, and Intellectual Property itself has not been recognised as an economic asset as yet. While there is strong argument that robust IPR system fosters economic growth and development, suspicions of this argument still hold up in the national and international debate. This paper questions whether or not strengthening and enforcing Intellectual Property Rights regimes will positively affect the economic growth and development of developing countries, through attracting more foreign direct investments, increasing exports and encouraging innovation. A case study on India’s economy is performed using a time series panel data for the period 2000- 2015.},
  author       = {Swilam, Yasmine},
  keyword      = {Intellectual Property Rights – Economic Growth – Developing countries - India – Time Series Analysis – Cointegration – VECM – Granger Causality},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Potential of Intellectual Property Rights for Economic Development: A Case Study on India},
  year         = {2017},
}