Toward a New Knowledge Policy

  • Cristiano AntonelliEmail author


The identification of the increasing returns triggered by the limited exhaustibility of knowledge and of the central role of the interindustrial knowledge externalities triggered by the dissemination of knowledge across product markets calls for a new knowledge policy aimed at reducing the exclusivity of the intellectual property regime with the introduction of two-layers patents according to the activity of perspective users and new public subsidies based on high levels of additionality.


Knowledge policy Knowledge increasing returns User-specific patents R&D subsidies Additionality requirements 


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  1. 1.Dipartimento Di Economia E Statistica Cognetti De Martiis, Collegio Carlo AlbertoUniversity of TurinTurinItaly

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