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The Swedish IA Gap&Space for Competitiveness in a Global World

The Swedish IA Gap&Space for Competitiveness in a Global World: Complacency in Economic – Social – Environment agen-das and strategy to inform new policy.

Leif Edvinsson                       Eskil Ullberg                 Carol Lin

Final draft for report edited by Sarah Lidé

November 30, 2017

Report: The Swedish IA Gap&Space.

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Trade in Ideas as New Development Policy – WTO Trade Dialogue Series June 2017

Presentation of Trade In Ideas as New Development Policy at WTO Trade Dialogue Series in 2017. Eskil Ullberg, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University (full lecture)

Short version (3min)

IMIT 2017-

Senior Reserach Scholar at the Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology (IMIT) from July 2017-

Two major projects are run within this institute, intimately relate to the Trade In Ideas concept.

Speech at WTO: Trade in Ideas as New Development Policy

Trade Dialogues Lecture Series

As part of its Trade Dialogues Series, the WTO will be inviting leading technical experts to share their insights with WTO members and the broader trade community on important economic and policy developments.

I will be discussing the role of organized markets in facilitating this global trade in ideas as well as the implications for policy making in the area of intellectual property, education, and taxation. The talk will be recorded an available at WTO.org here and on Youtube (2 min short version, full lecture).

 

Institutions, not only enforcement, key to generating growth through patent market coordination

Why are inventors willing to take more risk in searching for new, more productive technology? This article examines coordination between inventors inventing and innovators in need for and using new patented technology, using an economic experiment.

The results indicate that the institutional arrangements matter more than enforcement in this learning process. In particular increased flexibility in demand side bidding yields higher willingness to search. This has implications on patent trade policy: Both the institutional and enforcement has to be considered in order to get a good selection process of what inventions to further invest in.

Read article for free here or download from Journal of the Knowledge Economy here.