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Stiglitz on Prizes for Medical Research

Via e-laser, a pointer to a recent article, Scrooge and intellectual property rights, by Joseph Stiglitz, former chief economist at the World Bank, and renegade for whistling in church during the the neo-liberal liturgy. His piece in the British Medical Journal is a call for the creation of prize funds to incentify public medical research. This is an idea being pushed by Jamie Love from the Consumer Project on Technology and Access to Essential medicines campaign, whose submission to the WHO is cited by Stiglitz.

December 31, 2006 - Posted by | intellectual property, pharmaceuticals

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