Intellectual Property

Open Source

Open source is an approach to the design, development, and distribution of software, offering accessibility to a software’s source code. It is a licensing model of intellectual property.

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TAP Blog

Jean Tirole’s Contributions to the Economics of Innovation

Professors Jacques Crémer and Josh Lerner discuss Jean Tirole’s “remarkable set of contributions to economics.” Jean Tirole received the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics.

Jacques Cremer and Josh Lerner

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Featured Article

A Brief Survey of the Economics of Open Source Software

This paper reviews some key economic aspects of Open Source Software (OSS).

By: Neil Gandal, Chaim Fershtman

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Government Procurement

“Procurement” is the process by which governments choose to obtain and buy goods and services from the private sector.