Exploration of the field of technological change: how technologies develop and evolve; and how technologies subsequently affect our economy and society. Using case studies and journal articles as a springboard for discussion, we will apply economic concepts to events ranging from the Industrial Revolution to the present. Topics may include patent law, copyright infringement, the Green Revolution, e-commerce, health and agricultural biotechnology, and energy-related innovation. Required field study during the block, Additional expense $$$ for students. May also count as a course within the Macroeconomics/International Theme.
Prerequisite: Economics 301; Economics 302.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Spring 2019||Block 7||Economics of Innovation||Dan Johnson||TBA||15/0||12/12/2018|