Mary Lovely from the Peterson Institute examines another way China acquires intellectual property:…

Mary Lovely from the Peterson Institute examines another way China acquires intellectual property: trough the repatriation of Chinese citizens who have worked at overseas technology companies. She looks at the development of the PV solar industry and concludes this source of intellectual capital can be meaningful in developing high-tech businesses. Interestingly, it is also more difficult to manage through traditional trade agreements. https://piie.com/blogs/china-economic-watch/technology-transfer-intellectual-returnees-chinas-solar-industry

Technology Transfer via Intellectual Returnees in China’s Solar Industry
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