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The costs of genetic production

Leon Taylor ()

Public Economics from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: Longer patents to small inventors may accelerate genetic research with distant payoffs by assuaging their fears that a large, low-cost rival would quickly appropriate profits.

Keywords: genes; patents; microscope (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D45 H41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 6 pages
Date: 2001-05-12
Note: Type of Document - Microsoft Word 2000; prepared on Compaq Presario 1200; to print on HP; pages: 6 ; figures: none
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