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    • Essays on Intellectual Property Rights 

      Chari, Mukund
      This dissertation examines imperfections in how intellectual property rights are granted to inventions, as well as how a new organizational form, the Patent Assertion Entity, influences patenting and inventive activity. ...
    • Intangible Asset Valuation: The Impact of Scalability and Economic Dependence 

      Raney, Robert
      I examine two sources of heterogeneity in the valuation of intangible assets: scalability and economic dependence. Scalability positively impacts the value of a firm’s option to extend the use of existing intangible assets. ...