14.46 Innovation Policy and the Economy (New)
Designed for students interested in how to best design innovation-related public policies. Addresses questions such as whether the patent system helps or hinders innovation, how the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) should allocate its funding across diseases, and whether the US would benefit from raising caps on the employment of skilled immigrants through the H-1B visa program. Presentations and writing assignments strengthen skills for effective communication.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-H.
You can find more information at the MIT Economics : Undergraduate Program site.
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