Fall 2006 not offered
This course examines technology and technological change using the tools of microeconomics. It studies the historical evolution of technology and compares it with modern developments. It analyzes the interaction of technology with industrial market structure and public policy. Particular emphasis is given to communications technology and the Internet.
Quantitative Reasoning, Speaking
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||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)
W. Baumol, THE FREE MARKET INNOVATION MACHINE
Several journal articles and book chapters.
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Several student presentations on readings and a major presentation analyzing a technology of interest. Much of the grading will be by groups.
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