Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/60909
Authors: 
Hellerstein, Rebecca
Year of Publication: 
2011
Series/Report no.: 
Staff Report, Federal Reserve Bank of New York 530
Abstract: 
This paper quantifi es the effects of drug monopolies and low per-capita income on pharmaceutical prices in developing economies using the example of the antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) used to treat HIV.
Subjects: 
intellectual property rights
international price discrimination
TRIPS agreement
pharmaceutical industry
markups
JEL: 
D4
F13
L1
L65
O34
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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