Economics of innovation: introduction



This course is an introduction to the economic approach to innovation. Innovation is the outcome of a complex process where different economic agents, from producers to consumers to suppliers interact with specific incentives and goals. This course discusses the basic concepts and models developed by economists to recognize and measure different forms of innovation, to describe the incentives of private companies to innovate, to identify different consequences of innovation for economic systems.
Course period1/09/12 → …
Course levelIntroductory
Course formatCourse