Economía del conocimiento, crisis financiera y depresión

Ugo Pagano, Maria Alessandra Rossi

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Este artículo revisa una rama reciente de investigación que subraya que las actuales instituciones de la economía del conocimiento ponen en peligro la promesa de crecimiento y prosperidad que se atribuye al mayor uso del conocimiento. La privatización excesiva del conocimiento genera círculos viciosos y virtuosos de acumulación de propiedad intelectual e inversión en capital humano que se auto refuerzan y aumentan la desigualdad global. Las actuales instituciones de la economía global también reducen las oportunidades de inversión globales, una de las causas de la actual depresión global. Sin antídotos espontáneos contra esos fenómenos, la política económica y la científica deberían intentar corregir, en forma coordinada y global, el balance entre conocimiento público y privado.


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instituciones de la economía, crecimiento, prosperidad, patentamiento, efectos globales

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18601/01245996.v19n36.03

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