15.357 Economics of Ideas, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Advanced subject in the economics of technological change. Covers the micro-foundations of the knowledge production function (including the role of creativity and the impact of Science), the impact of institutions and strategic interaction on the commercialization of new technology, and the diffusion and welfare impact of ideas and technology. Includes a mixture and explicit comparisons of both theoretical and empirical research. Students should have adequate preparation in microeconomic theory and econometrics. Primarily for PhD students.
This class has no prerequisites.
15.357 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by P. Azoulay.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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