Journal of
Economics and International Finance

  • Abbreviation: J. Econ. Int. Finance
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9812
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEIF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 363

Table of Content: November 2009; 1(6)

November 2009

Intellectual property rights, political risk and economic growth in developing countries

  This paper examines the impact of intellectual property rights (IPRs) on economic growth for a cross – section of 73 developing countries over a period of 19 years (1985 – 2003). The results of the study indicate that: 1) strengthening IPRs has a negative effect on economic growth; 2) the impact of patent protection on economic growth after the TRIPS agreement is far and above that of the pre...

Author(s): Samuel Adams

November 2009

The private capital’s social responsibility role in the sustainable human resources development with reference to Egypt

  The private capital’s social responsibility concept refers to the existence of implicit contract which determines the rights and responsibilities of businessmen towards the society. It is notable that the private sector’s social responsibility concept is deep rooted and well-established to the extent that it could be sometimes misinterpreted as beneficiary work concept or public relations. This...

Author(s): Ezzat Molouk Kenawy