TEKPOLSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY STUDIES


STPS 601

Innovation, Technology, and  Economic Development                         


This course surveys a range of topics in the area of economics of innovation and technological change. Topics to be considered include the economics of the innovative activities, the contribution of innovation and research to economic growth, and the influence of market structure and competitive environment on the production of innovations. The course further focuses on specific examples from the history of technological innovation.