About Olena Ivus
Dr. Olena Ivus is an Associate Professor (with tenure) and E. Marie Shantz Fellow of Business Economics at Smith School of Business, Queen's University. Her research employs both theory and empirical work to study aspects of international trade law and regulation, foreign direct investment, intellectual property protection, and research & development activity. Her work has been published in leading journals, including Journal of International Economics, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economic Inquiry, and Journal of International Business Studies. Olena has received a Thomas Edison Innovation Fellowship for 2016-2017 from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) at George Mason University School of Law. Olena is also currently a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Olena has a PhD. in Economics (2009) from the University of Calgary. In 2010, Olena won the World Trade Organization (WTO) Essay Award for Young Economists.
International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, Applied Microeconomics
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Patent Protection and the Composition of Multinational Activity: Evidence from ...
Journal of International Business Studies (2017)
This paper examines how patent protection in developing countries affectsthe technology licensing strategy of U.S. multinational firms and the associated ...
Should Smaller Countries Be More Protectionist? The Diversification Motive for ...
Review of International Economics (2014)
This paper examines the diversification motive for tariffs under trade-related uncertainty when there is incomplete international and domestic risk sharing. ...
Working papers (2)
Contributions to Books (3)
Contribution to Book
Migration, Technology Diffusion and Institutional Development at the Origin
Handbook on Migration and Economic Development (2014)
This chapter considers several mechanisms through which international migration can influence institutional development at the country of origin. Migration can ...