Free Trade Against Free Riders?

Pharma Pricing & Reimbursement, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 254-255, September 2004

2 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2004

Abstract

The US is using free trade agreements to address the global free rider problem in pharmaceutical R&D. This brief article outlines several objections to that approach.

Keywords: Free rider, pharmaceutical, USTR, trade agreements, R&D

JEL Classification: F12, F13, I18, K11, K19, K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Outterson, Kevin, Free Trade Against Free Riders?. Pharma Pricing & Reimbursement, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 254-255, September 2004, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=615144

Kevin Outterson (Contact Author)

Boston University School of Law ( email )

765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

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