The Economics of Innovation

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
410
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

Study of forces that drive the process of innovation. Creativity and creative destruction; the innovator’s dilemma; incentives to innovate; competitive advantage; industry evolution; intellectual property. Use of both formal theoretical models and quantitative empirical studies, as well as descriptive studies from management strategy and economic history.

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Mitsuru Igami
Instructor Name from WEN: 
Mitsuru Igami
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
TTh 1.00-2.15
Term Code: 
202001