Article introduces an index evaluating the strength of Intellectual Property protection in 124 developing countries between 1995 and 2011. IP may have few direct effects on growth and any causality is a result of belief rather than actual deployment of IP.
Good Richard Gold et al piece: built index of IP protection in nations, sought to connect to econ growth https://t.co/JNg6VH2NKe Complicated
This looks interesting. Does IP cause economic growth - or does economic growth cause IP? https://t.co/q2t33RavSZ
Using novel data, we argue that growth associated with intellectual property may just be placebo effect: https://t.co/Xx5S8J4VN8