The Impact of TRIPS and Compulsory Licensing on Developing Country Markets

By Eric Bond (Vanderbilt University) and Kamal Saggi (Vanderbilt University)

The Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO) requires that all WTO members provide a minimum level of patent protection for all types of intellectual property.… read more ...

Welcome New Members March 2019

We would like to welcome the following new member to the InsTED Network

Prof Julian Jamison (University of Exeter Business School)  His research focuses on the interaction between individual preferences, decisions, and well-being on the one hand, and institutional policies on the other.  Much of it has been carried out in more than a dozen countries, especially sub-Saharan Africa.… read more ...

ETSG2019 Bern: September 12-14

The twenty-first ETSG Conference will be hosted by the University of Bern, World Trade Institute in Bern (Switzerland) on 12-14 September 2019.

The deadline to submit an abstract for possible presentation is FRIDAY MAY 3, 2019. Please visit the conference webpage (http://www.etsg.org/conferences/) for more details and submit your abstract on-line at http://www.etsg.org/abstract-for-etsg-conference.html
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UKRI GCRF Collective Programme: Multi-hazards & Systemic Risks – Announcement of Opportunity

Closing date for outline bid proposals: 16:00 BST on 15 May 2019

Closing date for invited full bid: early September 2019

NERC, on behalf of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), invite outline bid proposals for international, interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects under the UKRI Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Multi-hazards & Systemic Risks research call.… read more ...

Financial Constraints, Institutions and Foreign Ownership

Ron Alquist, (AQR Capital Management), Nicolas Berman (Aix-Marseille University), Rahul Muhkerjee (Graduate Institute, Geneva), and Linda L. Tesar (University of Michigan)

Cross border mergers and acquisitions (CBMA) as a form of foreign direct investment (FDI) by multinational corporations (MNCs) have grown rapidly in the last two decades.… read more ...