Monday, July 10, 2006

Some Resources on Innovation Prizes and Related Mechanisms

by Michael Ash
Thanks very much to Jamie for initiating this discussion and for including me.

I am going to post several links to resourcesf or key papers in the field, and I hope that they are useful. Maybe it would be possible to create a static page with these and other useful resources.

Consumer Project on Technology's page on H.R. 417 The Medical Innovation Prize Fund Act including a link to the text of the act

An Efficient Reward System for Pharmaceutical Innovation (Aidan Hollis)

Patent Buyouts: A Mechanism for Encouraging Innovation
(Michael Kremer, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, No. 4. (Nov., 1998), pp. 1137-1167. Link requires JSTOR access.)

Rewards versus Intellectual Property Rights
(Steven Shavell and Tanguy Van Ypersele)


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