Private Rights and Public Problems: The Global Economics of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century by Keith E. Maskus
Published By: Washington, D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics ISBN: 978-0-88132-507-2 Date of Publication: 2012
Book Review Detail
Albert G. Hu of National University of Singapore
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.51.4.1183.r13 Review Pages: 1206-08
Book Review Abstract
Albert G. Hu of National University of Singapore reviews, "Private Rights and Public Problems: The Global Economics of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century" by Keith E. Maskus. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Presents an economic perspective on intellectual property rights and their relationship to global issues. Discusses the big stakes in selling knowledge; the big global upgrade—is it working?; global governance; regulating a stressed system; intellectual property rights and global policy challenges; and revitalizing a tired system. Maskus is Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Professor of Economics and Associate Dean for Social Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder, a fellow at the Kiel Institute for World Economics, and an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide."