nep-ipr New Economics Papers
on Intellectual Property Rights
Issue of 2022‒09‒12
three papers chosen by
Giovanni Ramello
Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogadro”

  1. Do stronger intellectual property rights increase patents? Natural experiments in Japan By Kuroiwa, Kenichi
  2. The Impact of Digitalization and Patent on Economic Growth in Romania By Bakari, Sayef
  3. Conceptualizing the media of artification: a contribution to the theory of artification of luxury brands By Sandra Krim

  1. By: Kuroiwa, Kenichi
    Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy, Production Economics, Productivity Analysis
    Date: 2022–08
  2. By: Bakari, Sayef
    Abstract: The study aims to investigate the impact of patent and digitalization on economic growth in Romania. Our data was retrieved from the World Development Indicators database (World Bank 2021) from the period 1990-2020. Empirical fundings indicated that digitalization and patent have a positive effect on economic growth. From these perspectives, the Romanian authorities should take seriously the patent and the potential of digitalization which can help the economy to be modernized, diversified, and robust to create new jobs and to find new markets and new strategic partners, and new opportunities.
    Keywords: Digitalization; Patent; Economic Growth; Romania.
    JEL: O31 O32 O33 O34 O38 O47 O52
    Date: 2022
  3. By: Sandra Krim (PRISM Sorbonne - Pôle de recherche interdisciplinaire en sciences du management - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
    Abstract: Luxury has long thrived on a storytelling where craftmanship, rarity, exclusivity and uniqueness were central. Both the industrialization and the financialization of luxury industry have led to a risk of losing its rarity and exclusivity values associated to the idea of craftmanship. Leveraging on the structural proximity that exists between art and luxury, many luxury brands have been developing connections to art to capitalize on the benefits that could arise in terms of positioning and legitimacy. This conceptual paper studies and extensively investigates the different kinds of existing links between art and luxury brands as well as their related constructs in existing literature, which appear to be marginal and lacking consensus. However, this study identifies a conceptualization, which encapsulates all types of linkage between luxury brands and art that aim at enhancing the perception of luxury brands and luxury goods by consumers. It further proposes a definition of this conceptualization, which will benefit both academics and practitioners.
    Keywords: Luxury,Brand,Art,Artification,Brand symbolic value
    Date: 2022–01–20

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