Michele Boldrin, “Against Intellectual Property” (MP3 audio), Econtalk, 2009/05/18

22 08 2010

Copyright and patent play in incentives for investments, but may go too far in deterring parallel developments.

Michele Boldrin of Washington University in St. Louis talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about intellectual property and Boldrin’s book, co-written with David Levine, Against Intellectual Property.

Boldrin argues that copyright and patent are used by the politically powerful to maintain monopoly profits.


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