"Supply and Demand"
Intellectual Property: Observations on Efforts to Quantify the Economic Effects of Counterfeit and Pirated Goods
Author: Loren Yager, Christine Broderick, Jeremy Latimer, Catherine Gelb, Pedro Almoguera, Shirley Brothwell, Karen Deans, Matthew Jones, Diahanna Post
US Government Accountability Office (GAO), Washington, DC
The PRO-IP Act of 2008 directed GAO to provide information on the quantification of the impacts of counterfeit and pirated goods on the economy and industries of the US to help the US government better protect the IP of rights holders.
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A Shrinking Market
Author: Mark Weisbrot, David Rosnick
Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
This report projects that the annual value of US imports, measured in non-dollar currencies, can be expected to contract over the decade 2010-2020 - in contrast to the rapid expansion experienced over the preceding decade.
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