Laws & Patents

    Stronger patents can lead to more innovation by creating an incentive for research and development. They also can be used protectively, creating long-lasting monopolies. At the Institute, we're asking to what extent the law should safeguard patents, and where patent law hurts economic progress.

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    Worldwide Revolutions: Is History Repeating Itself?

    Apr 11, 2014 | 11:00—12:30

    Secular Stagnation? The Future Challenge for Economic Policy

    Apr 11, 2014 | 03:15—05:00

    Innovation and Inequality: Cause or Cure

    Apr 11, 2014 | 11:00—12:30