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In an industry with highly sequential innovation, it may be better for society to scrap patents altogether than try to tighten them.

 
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Eric Maskin
Eric Maskin
  • Born: December 12, 1950
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Economist

Eric Stark Maskin is an American economist and 2007 Nobel laureate recognized with Leonid Hurwicz and Roger Myerson "for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory". He is the Adams University Professor at Harvard University. Until 2011, he was the Albert O. Hirschman Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and a visiting lecturer with the rank of professor at Princeton University.

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