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The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)

Policy makers around the world recognize the potentially harmful consequences of trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy. Indeed, many countries have recently initiated policy reforms to strengthen the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR). ... See More +

WPS7586 FEB 29, 2016

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to non specialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 120331 FEB 01, 2016

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi; Bruck,Tilman; Justino,Patricia; Verwimp,Philip; Avdeenko,Alexandra; Tedesco,Andrew Anthony; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Furst Nichols,Rebecca Leigh; Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula; Gentilini,Ugo; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)

Policy makers around the world recognize the potentially harmful consequences of trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy. Indeed, many countries have recently initiated policy reforms to strengthen the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR). ... See More +

Journal Article 120324 MAY 07, 2015

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi Disclosed

Labor skills and foreign investment in a dynamic economy : estimating the knowledge-capital model for Singapore (English)

Singapore is an interesting example of how the pattern of foreign investment changes with economic development. The authors analyze inbound and outbound investment between Singapore and a sample of industrialized and developing countries over the period 1984-2003. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4950 JUN 01, 2009

Chellaraj, Gnanaraj; Maskus, Keith E.; Mattoo, Aaditya Disclosed

International migration, remittances, and the brain drain (English)

Knowledge of the economic effects of migration, especially its impact on economic development, is rather limited. In order to expand knowledge on migration, and identify policies and reforms that would lead to superior development outcomes, this volume presents the results of a first set of studies carried out on the subject. ... See More +

Publication 33988 JAN 01, 2006

Schiff, Maurice [editor]; Ozden, Caglar [editor]; Mora, Jorge; Taylor, J. Edward; Adams, Richar H. jr.,; Yang, Dean; Martinez, Claudia A.; McKenzie, David J.; Docquier, Frederic; Marfouk, Abdeslam; Chellaraj, Gnanaraj; Maskus, Keith E.; Mattoo, Aaditya Disclosed

Economic development and multilateral trade cooperation (English)

How can international trade agreements promote development and how can rules be designed to benefit poor countries? Can multilateral trade cooperation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) help developing countries create and strengthen institutions and regulatory regimes that will enhance the gains from trade and integration into the global economy? ... See More +

Publication 34769 DEC 01, 2005

Evenett, Simon J. [editor]; Hoekman, Bernard M. [editor]; Bagwell, Kyle; Barton, John H.; Francois, Joseph; Gawande, Kishore; Ismail, Faizel; Keck, Alexander; Levy, Philip I.; Low, Patrick; Lucenti, Krista; Manole, Vlad; Martin, Will; Maskus, Keith E.; Mavroidis, Petros C.; Messerlin, Patrick A.; Ozden, Caglar; Prowse, Susan; Reinhardt, Eric; Saggi, Kamal; Shingal, Anirudh; Staiger, Robert W.; Subrahmanyam, BVR Disclosed

The cost of compliance with product standards for firms in developing countries: an econometric study (English)

Standards and technical regulations exist to protect consumer safety or to achieve other goals, such as ensuring the interoperability of telecommunications systems, for example. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3590 MAY 01, 2005

Maskus, Keith E.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro; Wilson, John S. Disclosed

The contribution of skilled immigration and international graduate students to U.S. innovation (English)

The impact of international students and skilled immigration in the United States on innovative activity is estimated using a model of idea generation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3588 MAY 01, 2005

Chellaraj, Gnanaraj; Maskus, Keith E.; Mattoo, Aaditya Disclosed

Intellectual property and development : Lessons from recent economic research (English)

How will developing countries fare in this new international environment? This book brings together empirical research that assesses the effects of changing intellectual property regimes on various measures of economic and social performance-ranging from international trade, foreign investment and competition to innovation and access to new technologies. ... See More +

Publication 34436 JAN 01, 2005

Fink, Carsten [editor]; Maskus, Keith E. [editor] Disclosed

Transfer of technology to developing countries : unilateral and multilateral policy options (English)

The authors analyze national and international policy options to encourage the international transfer of technology, distinguishing between four major channels of such transfer: trade in products, trade in knowledge, foreign direct investment, and intra-national and international movement of people. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3332 JUN 01, 2004

Hoekman, Bernard M.; Maskus, Keith E.; Saggi, Kamal

Intellectual property rights, licensing, and innovation (English)

There is considerable debate in economics literature on whether a decision by developing countries to strengthen their protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs) will increase or reduce their access to modern technologies invented by industrial countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2973 FEB 28, 2003

Guifang Yang; Maskus, Keith E.

Quantifying the impact of services liberalization in a developing country (English)

The authors consider how service liberalization differs from goods liberalization in terms of welfare, the level and composition of output, and factor prices within a developing economy, in this case Tunisia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3193 JAN 15, 2003

Konan, Denise Eby; Maskus, Keith E.;

Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (Chinese)

Realizing the promise of the new global initiatives to expand trade requires concerted effort to move development to center stage in trade policy formulation. ... See More +

Publication 23590 JAN 01, 2002

Newfarmer, Richard; Timmer, Hans; Varoudakis, Aristomene; Mattoo, Aaditya; Fink, Carsten; Maskus, Keith; Van derMensbrugghe, Dominique English Disclosed

Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (English)

Realizing the promise of the new global initiatives to expand trade requires concerted effort to move development to center stage in trade policy formulation. ... See More +

Publication 23590 JAN 01, 2002

Newfarmer, Richard; Timmer, Hans; Varoudakis, Aristomene; Mattoo, Aaditya; Fink, Carsten; Maskus, Keith; Van derMensbrugghe, Dominique Chinese Disclosed

Parallel imports of pharmaceutical products in the European Union (English)

The point of parallel imports of pharmaceuticals is arbitrage between countries with different prices. For several years, an important issue in the European Union (EU) has been the evident conflict between differing price regulations in the member states, on the one hand, and the consequences of parallel trade, on the other. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2630 JUL 31, 2001

Ganslandt, Mattias; Maskus, Keith E.

Quantifying the impact of technical barriers to trade : a framework for analysis (English)

There has been increasing use of technical regulations as instruments of commercial policy in the context of multilateral, regional, and global trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2512 DEC 31, 2000

Maskus, Keith E.; Wilson,John S.; Tsunehiro Otsuki

Vertical price control and parallel imports - theory and evidence (English)

A policy of national exhaustion says that the rights to control distribution, end upon first sale only within a country, thereby permitting rights holders to exclude parallel imports. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2461 OCT 31, 2000

Maskus, Keith E.; Yongmin Chen

Should core labor standards be imposed through international trade policy? (English)

Numerous proposals have surfaced recently to incorporate a clause about labor standards in the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Such a clause would require each WTO member to recognize and enforce certain core labor standards: forbidding forced labor, discrimination, and the exploitation of child workers, and guaranteeing the rights of workers to associate freely and engage in collective bargaining with employers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1817 AUG 31, 1997

Maskus, Keith E.

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The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7586
The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 120331 Publication
The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 120324 Journal Article
Labor skills and foreign investment in a dynamic economy : estimating the knowledge-capital model for Singapore (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 WPS4950 Policy Research Working Paper
International migration, remittances, and the brain drain (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 33988 Publication
Economic development and multilateral trade cooperation (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 34769 Publication
The cost of compliance with product standards for firms in developing countries: an econometric study (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 WPS3590 Policy Research Working Paper
The contribution of skilled immigration and international graduate students to U.S. innovation (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 WPS3588 Policy Research Working Paper
Intellectual property and development : Lessons from recent economic research (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34436 Publication
Transfer of technology to developing countries : unilateral and multilateral policy options (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3332 Policy Research Working Paper
Intellectual property rights, licensing, and innovation (English)
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FEB 28, 2003 WPS2973 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying the impact of services liberalization in a developing country (English)
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JAN 15, 2003 WPS3193 Policy Research Working Paper
Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2002 23590 Publication English
Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 23590 Publication Chinese
Parallel imports of pharmaceutical products in the European Union (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 WPS2630 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying the impact of technical barriers to trade : a framework for analysis (English)
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DEC 31, 2000 WPS2512 Policy Research Working Paper
Vertical price control and parallel imports - theory and evidence (English)
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OCT 31, 2000 WPS2461 Policy Research Working Paper
Should core labor standards be imposed through international trade policy? (English)
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AUG 31, 1997 WPS1817 Policy Research Working Paper