Publications

February 5, 2013

How Large was the Credit Crunch in the OECD?

Reduced credit supply in the years 2008 and 2009 should have resulted in lower growth in industries that are more dependent on external finance.

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November 16, 2012

Market size, institutions, and the value of rights provided by patents

This CPB Discussion Paper presents micro-evidence indicating that the value of patent rights for a given technology show substantial variation across countries.

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November 16, 2012

The value of a well-designed EU Patent

After decades of negotiations, a single patent for the European Union (EU) is at last within reach.