Alex Sundakov

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The main challenge of the transition has been to redefine the way in which the state interacts with firms. However, little attention has been paid to the flipside of this relationship, namely the way in which firms exert influence on the state. In only a decade, the fear of the leviathan state has given way to an increasing focus on oligarchs with the power(More)
This paper considers policy towards the exercise of market power by holders of intellectual property rights (IPRs). In particular, we ask whether intellectual property protection should extend to price discrimination. To answer this question, we present a very simple model of IPRs, designed to make clear the trade-offs that face government policy makers in(More)
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