Edwin L.-C. Lai

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics

Clear Water Bay

Kowloon, Hong Kong

China

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International Protection of Intellectual Property

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Gene M. Grossman and Edwin L.-C. Lai
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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Patents, Intellectual Property, Harmonization, TRIPs

International Protection of Intellectual Property

NBER Working Paper No. w8704
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2022
Gene M. Grossman and Edwin L.-C. Lai
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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International Protection of Intellectual Property

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jan 2002
Gene M. Grossman and Edwin L.-C. Lai
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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Patents, intellectual property, harmonization, TRIPs

An Economic Model of Patent Exhaustion

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 816-833, 2020, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-265
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2020
Olena Ivus, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Ted M. Sichelman
Smith School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and University of San Diego School of Law
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Intellectual Property, Patent Exhaustion, First Sale Doctrine, Patent Licensing

An Economic Model of Patent Exhaustion

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6638
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Olena Ivus, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Ted M. Sichelman
Smith School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and University of San Diego School of Law
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intellectual property, patent exhaustion, first sale doctrine, patent licensing

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Outsourcing of Innovation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Edwin L.-C. Lai, Raymond G. Riezman and Ping Wang
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics, Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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R&D Outsourcing, Principal-Agent Problem, Fixed versus Revenue-Sharing Contract

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The North's Intellectual Property Rights Standard for the South?

City University of Hong Kong Working Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jan 2002
Edwin L.-C. Lai, Larry D. Qiu and Larry D. Qiu
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and EconomicsHong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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Intellectual property rights, trade liberalization, multi-sector negotiation, TRIPS Agreement

Credit Constraints, Quality, and Export Prices: Theory and Evidence from China

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Yao Amber Li
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - School of Business and Management, Department of Economics; HKUST IEMS (Institute for Emerging Market Studies)
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credit constraints, China, quality sorting, credit access, credit needs, quality, export prices, heterogeneous firms

Credit Constraints, Quality, and Export Prices: Theory and Evidence from China

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4370
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Yao Amber Li
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - School of Business and Management, Department of Economics; HKUST IEMS (Institute for Emerging Market Studies)
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credit constraints, credit access, credit needs, endogenous quality, export prices, quality, heterogeneous firms, productivity

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International Protection of Intellectual Property: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Edwin L.-C. Lai and Isabel Kitming Yan
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Intellectual property, patent, empirical study, spatial econometrics

A Model of Trade with Ricardian Comparative Advantage and Intra-Sectoral Firm Heterogeneity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3634
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Han Steffan Qi
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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inter-industry trade, intra-industry trade, heterogeneous firms, trade liberalization

A Model of Trade with Ricardian Comparative Advantage and Intra-Sectoral Firm Heterogeneity

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Dec 2013
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Han Steffan Qi
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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inter-industry trade, intra-industry trade, heterogeneous firms, trade liberalization

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Global Gains from Trade Liberalization

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3775
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Han Steffan Qi
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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global welfare, trade liberalization, trade cost

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Imported-Input Trade Liberalization and Firms' Export Performance in China: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5828
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Han Steffan Qi
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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imported-input liberalization, firms’ export performance, China

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A Theory of Government Procrastination

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3680
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Taiji Furusawa and Edwin L.-C. Lai
University of Tokyo and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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present-bias, procrastination, policy implementation

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Global Gains from Reduction of Trade Costs

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2013
Edwin L.-C. Lai, Haichao Fan and Han Steffan Qi
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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global welfare, trade cost, gains from trade

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Credit Constraints, Quality, and Export Prices: Theory and Evidence from China

HKUST IEMS Working Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 May 2015
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Yao Amber Li
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - School of Business and Management, Department of Economics; HKUST IEMS (Institute for Emerging Market Studies)
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credit constraints, China, quality sorting, credit access, credit needs, quality, export prices, heterogeneous firms

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Patent Exhaustion Regime and International Production Sharing: Winners and Losers?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6644
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Olena Ivus and Edwin L.-C. Lai
Smith School of Business and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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Intellectual Property Rights, Patent Exhaustion Doctrine, Production Fragmentation

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Would Global Patent Protection Be Too Weak Without International Coordination?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3509
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jul 2011
Edwin L.-C. Lai and Isabel Kitming Yan
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance
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intellectual property rights, patents, TRIPS, harmonization

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Parallel Imports and Price Controls

NBER Working Paper No. w12423
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2022
Gene M. Grossman and Edwin L.-C. Lai
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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Parallel Imports and Price Controls

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5779
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Sep 2006
Gene M. Grossman and Edwin L.-C. Lai
Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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Pharmaceuticals, reimportation, intellectual property, TRIPs

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Credit Constraints, Quality, and Export Prices: Theory and Evidence from China

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Feb 2015
Haichao Fan, Edwin L.-C. Lai and Yao Amber Li
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of International Business Administration, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - School of Business and Management, Department of Economics; HKUST IEMS (Institute for Emerging Market Studies)
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credit constraints, China, quality sorting, credit access, credit needs, quality, export prices, heterogeneous firms

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Cumulative Innovation, Growth and Welfare-Improving Patent Policy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4407
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Davin Chor and Edwin L.-C. Lai
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics
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innovation, growth, patent policy

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Endogenous Present-Biasedness and Policy Implementation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Edwin L.-C. Lai and Taiji Furusawa
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics and University of Tokyo
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endogenous present-biasedness, hyperbolic discounting, time-inconsistency, procrastination, multi-party political system, policy implementation

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The Effects of Pro-Innovation Policies: A Did Analysis with Heterogeneous Treatment Timing and Dynamic Impacts

HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 2023-103
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Mar 2023
Edwin L.-C. Lai, Paul Wang and Isabel Kitming Yan
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Pro-innovation policies, Chinese patents, innovation, reward and subsidy policies, heterogeneous treatment timing, dynamic impacts

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Decomposing Change in Gains from Trade Under Fragmentation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Nov 2023
Edwin L.-C. Lai, Haichao Fan and Han Steffan QI
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Economics, Fudan University - School of Economics and Shenzhen University
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decomposition, gains from trade, fragmentation, global value chains