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1. patents

A patent is the legal right of an inventor to exclude others from making or using a particular invention. This right is sometimes termed an ‘intellectual ...

By Bronwyn H. Hall. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. intellectual property

Intellectual property refers to patents, copyrights, trademarks and other forms of ownership of ideas. It results in monopoly power that has significant ...

By Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. Hirshleifer, Jack (1926–2005)

Jack Hirshleifer was one of the leaders of the ‘information and uncertainty’ revolution in economics. His work on the role of time and uncertainty in ...

By Elizabeth Landaw and David K. Levine. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. supermodularity and supermodular games

The mathematical concept of supermodularity formalizes the idea of complementarity and opens the way for a rigorous treatment of monotone comparative ...

By Xavier Vives. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008