Petra Moser

NYU Stern Department of Economics

Associate Professor of Economics

44 West 4th Street

New York, NY 10003

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

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Copyrights and Creativity: Evidence from Italian Opera in the Napoleonic Age

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 06 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2020
Michela Giorcelli and Petra Moser
University of California - Los Angeles and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Intellectual Property, Copyright, Creativity, Institutions, Media

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German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
NYU Stern Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,745 (18,965)
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innovation, invention, science, human capital, immigration, Jewish history

German-Jewish Emigres and U.S. Invention

NBER Working Paper No. w19962
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2023
NYU Stern Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 102 (494,929)
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Compulsory Licensing: Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
Petra Moser and Alessandra Voena
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Compulsory licensing, licensing, patent law, innovation, invention, TRIPS

Compulsory Licensing - Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

NBER Working Paper No. w15598
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2023
Petra Moser and Alessandra Voena
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Innovation Without Patents - Evidence from the World Fairs

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
Downloads 1,563 (22,511)
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Innovation, Invention, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History, World Fairs

Why Don't Inventors Patent?

NBER Working Paper No. w13294
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2022
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patent Pools, Innovation, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w15061
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2023
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Career Effects of Mental Health

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Barbara Biasi, Michael S. Dahl and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management, Aalborg University Business School and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Mental Health, Earnings, Disability, Inequality, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Schizophrenia,

Career Effects of Mental Health

NBER Working Paper No. w29031
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 12 May 2023
Barbara Biasi, Michael S. Dahl and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management, Aalborg University Business School and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Career Effects of Mental Health

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16401
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Barbara Biasi, Michael S. Dahl and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management, Aalborg University Business School and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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and disability, Earnings, mental health

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Citation 28

Effects of Copyrights on Science

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2018
Barbara Biasi and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Copyrights, Science, Economic History, World War II

Effects of Copyrights on Science - Evidence from the Us Book Republication Program

NBER Working Paper No. w24255
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2023
Barbara Biasi and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (784,676)
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Effects of Copyrights on Science - Evidence from the US Book Republication Program

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12651
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Barbara Biasi and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Copyright, media, Science, World War II

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Citation 82

Patents and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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patent laws, innovation, economic history, pools, compulsory licensing

Patent Laws and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History

NBER Working Paper No. w18631
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 29 May 2023
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Compulsory Licensing and Innovation - Historical Evidence from German Patents after WWI

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
Joerg Baten, Nicola Bianchi and Petra Moser
University of Tuebingen, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Innovation, patents, compulsory licensing, TRIPS, intellectual property, economic history

Does Compulsory Licensing Discourage Invention? Evidence from German Patents after Wwi

NBER Working Paper No. w21442
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2023
Joerg Baten, Nicola Bianchi and Petra Moser
University of Tuebingen, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patent Pools, Competition, and Innovation - Evidence from 20 U.S. Industries under the New Deal

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patent Pools, Innovation, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from 20 U.S. Industries Under the New Deal

NBER Working Paper No. w18316
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2023
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patents and Innovation in Economic History

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2016
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Technical change, intellectual property, patents, science, creativity

Patents and Innovation in Economic History

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patents and Innovation in Economic History

NBER Working Paper No. w21964
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2023
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patents and Innovation in Economic History

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 241-258, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics

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Dead Poets’ Property - How Does Copyright Influence Price?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2017
Xing Li, Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Boston University School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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copyright, creativity, innovation, media, price discrimination.

Patent Citations - An Analysis of Quality Differences and Citing Practices in Hybrid Corn

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
NYU Stern Department of Economics, Bain & Company and University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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innovation, patents, intellectual property, hybrid corn

Patent Citations - An Analysis of Quality Differences and Citing Practices in Hybrid Corn

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Mar 2016
NYU Stern Department of Economics, Bain & Company and University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Patent Citations and the Size of the Inventive Step - Evidence from Hybrid Corn

NBER Working Paper No. w21443
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2023
NYU Stern Department of Economics, Bain & Company and University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Immigration, Science, and Invention. Lessons from the Quota Acts

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Petra Moser and Shmuel San
NYU Stern Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Patent Pools and Innovation in Substitutes - Evidence from the 19th Century Sewing Machine Industry

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2013
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patent Pools, Innovation, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

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How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation?

American Economic Review, Vol. 95, No. 4, September 2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Sep 2006
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Innovation, Patent Laws, Technical Change

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Do Patents Weaken the Localization of Innovations? Evidence from World's Fairs

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Innovation, Patents, Knowledge Spillovers, Localization, Economic History

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Spatial Errors in Count Data Regressions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Marinho Bertanha and Petra Moser
University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Count-data, Poisson panel models, spatial correlation, patents, citations

Spatial Errors in Count Data Regressions

NBER Working Paper No. w20374
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2023
Marinho Bertanha and Petra Moser
University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Was Electricity a General Purpose Technology?

The American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, Vol.94, No. 2, pp. 388-394. May 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Petra Moser and Tom Nicholas
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Innovation, Patents, General Purpose Technology, U.S. Economic History

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Taste-Based Discrimination at the NYSE - Empirical Evidence from a Shock to Preferences after WWI

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Ethnic Discrimination, Taste-Based Discrimination, NYSE, Economic History, World War I

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Competition and Innovation: Did Monsanto’s Entry Encourage Innovation in GMO Crops?

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Petra Moser and Paul Wong
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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innovation, competition, field trial, patent, genetically modified crop, GMO, Monsanto

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How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation? Evidence from Nineteenth-Century World Fairs

NBER Working Paper No. w9909
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2022
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Copyright and the Profitability of Authorship: Evidence from Payments to Writers in the Romantic Period

Economics of Digitization (Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker, editors), from University of Chicago Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Boston University School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Copyright, creativity, property rights, ideas

Copyright and the Profitability of Authorship: Evidence from Payments to Writers in the Romantic Period

NBER Working Paper No. w19521
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Boston University School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patent Pools: Licensing Strategies in the Absence of Regulation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 May 2012
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patent Pools, Licensing, Patents, Intellectual Property, Economic History

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Innovation and Patents

Book chapter prepared for Louis Cain, Price Fishback, and Paul Rhode (editors) Oxford Handbook of Economic History, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2014
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patents, innovation, fairs, exhibitions, technical change.

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Did Plant Patents Create the American Rose?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jan 2011
Petra Moser, Paul W. Rhode and Paul W. Rhode
NYU Stern Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Patents, Innovation, Agriculture

Did Plant Patents Create the American Rose?

NBER Working Paper No. w16983
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2022
Petra Moser, Paul W. Rhode and Paul W. Rhode
NYU Stern Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Prizes, Publicity, and Patents: Non-Monetary Awards as a Mechanism to Encourage Innovation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2013
Petra Moser and Tom Nicholas
NYU Stern Department of Economics and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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O31, O30, N40

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(De)Funding the Arts: Effects on Creativity

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2023
Michela Giorcelli and Petra Moser
University of California - Los Angeles and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Creativity, Innovation, Public Funding

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Do Treaties Encourage Technology Transfer? Evidence from the Paris Convention

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jul 2011
Petra Moser, Kamran Bilir and Irina Talis
NYU Stern Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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An Empirical Test of Taste-Based Discrimination Changes in Ethnic Preferences and Their Effect on Admissions to the NYSE During World War I

NBER Working Paper No. w14003
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 May 2008 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2022
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Patent Pools and the Direction of Innovation - Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w17573
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2023
Ryan Lampe and Petra Moser
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Education and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w28544
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2023
Barbara Biasi, David Deming and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management, Academic Dean, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Dead Poet's Property - How Does Copyright Influence Price?

NBER Working Paper No. w21522
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2023
Xing Li, Megan MacGarvie and Petra Moser
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Boston University School of Management and NYU Stern Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (824,658)
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Economics of Research and Innovation in Agriculture

NBER Working Paper No. w27080
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2023
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Women in Science. Lessons from the Baby Boom

NBER Working Paper No. w29436
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2023
Scott Daewon Kim and Petra Moser
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Copyright and Creativity. Evidence from Italian Opera During the Napoleonic Age

NBER Working Paper No. w26885
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2023
Michela Giorcelli and Petra Moser
University of California - Los Angeles and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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Copyright and Creativity. Evidence from Italian Opera During the Napoleonic Age

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14498
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 25 Mar 2020
Michela Giorcelli and Petra Moser
University of California - Los Angeles and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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code civil, Copyright, Creativity, institutions, Intellectual Property, Napoleon, opera

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Mental Health, Creativity, and Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w29422
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 24 May 2023
Barbara Biasi, Michael S. Dahl and Petra Moser
Yale School of Management, Aalborg University Business School and NYU Stern Department of Economics
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How Do Patent Laws Influence Innovation? Evidence from 19th-Century World Fairs

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Petra Moser
NYU Stern Department of Economics

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Patent law, Inventors, Technology innovation, Inventions, Trade secrets, Intellectual property, Competitive advantages