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EC348 – Economics of Innovation

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.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2019 Block 7 Economics of Innovation Dan Johnson TBA 15/0 12/12/2018