Econ 736a. Economics of Technology

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Course Type: 
Graduate
Course term: 
Not offered
Year: 
2013

Focus on an analysis of the microeconomic incentives for the discovery and adoption of new technology and on the macroeconomic implications of technical change. Topics include the incentives to conduct research and development; patents and other means of appropriating the returns from R&D investment; measuring the effects of technical change; national policies for directing technical change.

Also Econ 479a.